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Frequently asked questions

Please check our list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) to see if you can find an answer to your question before contacting us on e-mail.



How can I document English profiency?

To be able to apply to English taught programmes at INN you need to document English profiency if you are not native from one of the Scandinavian countries or UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or Canada.

You can find information about our English requirements and minimum scores or grades required on our web site.

Am I qualified to apply?

We do not have the time or resources to case handle your application or review your documents before an actual application is registered.

Please read the admission requirement(s) for the programme you wish to apply carefully.

I have uploaded all my documents. What now?

If you have uploaded all the documents required according to the admission requirements of your choses alternatives you will just have to wait.

If there are issues or deficiencies with your documents, we will send you an e-mail during the case handling process.

If everything is ok with your documents you will not hear from us until an answer is due. You will get notified by e-mail when the answer is due.

Can I send my documents by e-mail?

No, we do not accept documents sent by e-mail. You must upload your documents in the application portal (my documents).

If you have higher education from either Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Philippines, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Sudan or USA you also must get your institution to send your transcrips to us by postal service in a sealed envelope.

Can I study a Bachelor Programme at INN?

We do not offer any Bachelor programmes taught in English, so to be able to apply on any Bachelor programmes you need to fulfill the admission requirements including norwegian language profiency.

Can I upload my CV?

We do not require your CV if it is not stated in the specific documentation requirements.

Can I upload a letter of recommandation?

There is no need to upload a letter of recommandation if not stated in the documentation requirements for your prefered choice of programme.

Only documents required for admission will be reviewed and read in the application process.

Can I apply for the Master in Sustainable Agriculture?

We do not currently offer a Master programme in Sustainable Agriculture. From what we understand there are some old information on some external sites on the web that suggest we still have that programme - but that is not the case.

You can find a list of our English taught programmes on our website.

I graduate after the application deadline. Can I apply?

If you are a EU/EEA residence and graduate at a University in EU/EEA (+ Switzerland, Norway) after the application deadline you will be able to upload your diploma as late as July 1st if you finish the following semester after the admission deadline.

For applicants from outside EU/EEA you must be qualified by February 15th. - so if you graduate at an institution in e.g. Pakistan, Nepal or USA you will not be able to apply if you are graduting after February 15th.

I failed my English test. Can I start to study and then take the English test again in the fall?

No, you must be qualified according to all the admission requirements in time for the admission deadline.

If you are an applicant from EU/EEA (+ Switzerland and Norway) you will be able to take the English test and document it before July 1st.

For all other applicants the deadline for documenting English prociency is February 15th.

I have a Master Degree but I want to apply for a second Master Degree

You can apply for a Master Degree even if you already have a Master Degree from another Norwegiann Institution, but keep in mind that UDI (The Immigration Office) quite often decline applicants who are admitted to a second or even third Master Degree

When can I expect to get an answer?

For applicants outside EU/EEA the admission deadline is February 1st. Because of the process with applying for a Student Visa we plan to send out letters of admission to the once who have been qualified and have enough points/grades from around April 1st.

We always send out an e-mail notice when the admission letter is due, so there is no need for you to ask us further about when to expect an answer.

NB! Please be sure that your e-mail does not automatically send e-mails from our domain to the trash can.

I have not heard from you yet! Why?

If you upload every document correctly you will not hear from us before we send out the letters of admission.

If you have uploaded insuffiecient documents we will get in touch with you by e-mail so that you can correct the uploaded documents.

If you don't upload anything we will not contact you. It is your own responsibility to upload documents according to the admission requirements and before the deadline.

Documents uploaded after the deadline for admission will not be reviewed.