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Documentation requirements for English taught programmes

Please read all information below carefully, including the links, before you start to prepare your documents.

All certified copies and test results must be submitted by February 15th 2020 (outside EU/EEA) or April 15th 2020 (EU/EEA only), and all test results must be valid during the entire admission process.


 

Specific documentation requirements

Please be sure to upload documents according to the programme(s) you are applying to.

You can find our English programmes listed here: https://eng.inn.no/for-students/incoming-full-degree-student where you also will find the specific admission requirement for each programme.

Be sure that you read the admission requirements carefully and upload all your documents with a valid and strong file name.

General documentation requirements

For the uploading of documents, we kindly ask you to name the documents according to their contents, and number them as listed below. We recommend and prefer documents in PDF format, and we urge you to make as good scans as possible. Please upload the following documents  in the application portal:

  1. Passport photocopy, preferably in colour
  2. Residence permit in Norway (if applicable), both sides of the residence card must be visible
  3. English proficiency (according to the English language requirement)
  4. Transcripts and Diploma from upper secondary education (senior high school)
  5. University transcripts, Diploma and Diploma Supplement

For EU/EEA applicants: If you finish your degree in spring 2020 you have to add current transcripts now and upload new certified copies of transcripts/diplomas no later than July 1st 2020.

For all other applicants: the absolute deadline for all documentation is February 15th 2020. This also includes the language test.

English language requirements

Applicants with higher education from outside the Nordic countries must document their proficiency in English.

The English language requirements applies to all except applicants native to UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia or the nordic countries, who do not require to document English language proficiency.

See the English language requirements for our English taught Master programmes

See the English language requirements for the Education for Diversity course

Country specific requirements

Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Philippines, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Sudan or USA:
If you have university education from these countries, we require directly sent transcripts from the issuing institution. No exceptions are made to this requirement.

Original transcripts and diplomas sent from your institution must be postmarked no later than February 1st 2020.

Please note that INN University does not take responsibility for original certificates. We will not return any documents to the holder of the documents.

Pakistan:
You must have photocopies of your original Degree Certificates and Marks Sheet/Result Card attested by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). 

China:
All Diplomas and Transcripts of higher education must be verified by China Academic Degree & Graduate Education Information Centre (CDGDC). Verification reports from CDGDC will be sent to you, and you must forward these original reports to INN by postal service.           

Iran:
Translation of degree certificate and transcript or academic record done by official English translator to the justice administration in Iran.

Translations

All enclosed documents such as diplomas and transcripts of records, not issued in Norwegian or English, must be translated into one of the aforementioned languages by a state authorized translator.

A certified copy of the original document in the original language must accompany the certified copy of the official translation.

Originals

You must bring your original documents, transcripts and diploma(s) with you at the start of your studies. They may be subject for random accuracy checks.

NB! Applicants with higher education from Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Philippines, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Sudan or USA
If you have university education from these countries, we require directly sent transcripts and original diploma from the issuing institution. No exceptions are made to this requirement.

Incomplete information and fraud

All attempts to obtain admission with fraudulent documents are without exception reported to the police.  

The applicant is responsible for submitting complete documentation within the application deadline. Incomplete or misleading documentation will not be used for evaluation.

Please note that you will not be considered for admission if:

  • You have not given sufficient information as to your academic background
  • Your application is not submitted or postmarked within the application deadline
  • You do not meet all the entry requirements by the time of the application deadline
  • Your application is not complete with all relevant tests and certified copies within the application deadline
  • You have not ordered directly sent Official academic transcripts from your issuing University /College within the application deadline (see list of countries above)

All attempts to obtain admission with fraudulent documents are without exception reported to the police