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|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2016||10/05/2015 **||Rolling Admission||01/06/2016||06/15/2016|
|NOTE: Arrival dates are January 4th-5th; Final exams are usually completed by early-June, but final exam schedules will not be available until March 2016. Housing contracts end on June 15th.|
|Summer||2016||03/01/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2016||03/02/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Academic Year||2016-2017||03/02/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):||Open to all Majors||Minimum GPA:||2.7|
|Required Class Status:||2nd Year||Exchange Program:||Yes|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Intent of Program:||Study at a college or university|
|Program Length:||Semester or Year||Application(s) Required:||Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site)|
|Accommodation Options:||Apartment, Dormitory, Homestay||Program sponsorship indicator:||Mankato Program|
Application deadline for spring term students is September 15th.
You will find the application form, our programs taught in English and Pre-Arrival Guide at this site.
All students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.7. MSU students must also enroll in at least 12 credits while in Norway.
♦All programs and courses are taught in English at Hogskolan Telemark. List of course are available on their website:
MSU exchange students are required to take a language/culture course, but no previous foreign language experience in Norwegian is required. Elementary Norwegian and Intermediate Norwegian are offered at MSU periodically.
Telemark is a picturesque county in southeastern Norway. It has a mixed landscape with rolling hills and valleys leading to the coastline. The university has about 5,000 students and offers a range of academic fields including arts and sciences, business studies, teaching, nursing and social work, art and design, Norwegian folk art and folk music, and engineering.
⇔The academic calendar at Högskolan Telemark is similar to MSU. The academic year is divided into two terms: the autumn term runs from approximately August 20 through December 20. The spring term begins around January 10 and lasts until the first week of June. For more information, please navigate here.
⇔The application for Nordic and European exchange students from partner institutions:
♦To be enrolled in the Autumn/Fall 2014 semester (starts in August ends in December 2014), the application deadline was May 1st, 2014
♦To be enrolled in the Spring 2015 semester (starts in January ends in June), the application deadline is November 1st, 2014
Högskolan Telemark coordinates with a separate student housing organization for apartment style accommodations in Telemark. After you've applied to the university, they will send you a link with more information.
Study in Norway requires a residence permit, which you need to have before you arrive in Norway.