NHH – Norwegian School of Economics

Bergen
Norway

NHH Norwegian School of Economics is one of the leading business schools in Europe. NHH has an internationally recognised research environment and is the first choice for students who want to study business administration in Norway.

A visit to Bergen will allow you to enjoy a historic and picturesque city surrounded by mountains, known as the “Gateway to the Fjords of Norway”. NHH is less than 10 minutes by bus from Bergen’s city centre.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Semester 2 (Spring) January–June
Semester 2 Semester 1 (Autumn) August–December

View NHH's academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

NHH has online resources to help get the most out of your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Student testimonials

Full-time study load

30 ECTS credits per semester at NHH is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at NHH.

Find courses

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 

Search the NHH course catalogue for undergraduate or postgraduate studies if courses do not appear in the database.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Advertising
Business information systems
Economics
Finance
Human resources
Innovation and entrepreneurship
International business
Marketing
Postgraduate
Advertising
Business administration
Business information systems
Economics
Finance
Human resources
Innovation and entrepreneurship
International business
Marketing

Course restrictions

If you are in your final year of undergraduate studies, you can apply to take 2 courses at a master level if necessary to fulfill your study plan.

Additional academic information

NHH has online resources to help navigate their academic policies:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Accommodation

If you are an international student admitted to an English-language MSc programme, you are guaranteed housing through the Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen (Sammen).

Alternatively, NHH is a partner of HousingAnywhere.com, the international student-to-student housing platform which students can use to find and book a room in Bergen.

NHH has the information you need to get started finding accommodation in Bergen.

Cost of living

Living in Norway can be quite expensive, however, can be affordable to students. Study Bergen has a guide to the daily expenses while studying in Norway.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Study in Norway has information surrounding health insurance requirements when studying in Norway.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

NHH has visa and immigration information for incoming exchange students.

Contact the Royal Norweigan Embassy for more visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow UQ Abroad students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, UQ Abroad programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.