UiT The Arctic University of Norway

The Arctic University of Norway is the northernmost university in the world. The university consists of 8 faculties and a 1:8 teacher-student ratio providing excellent learning environment. Being located in the High North, it focuses a lot of its research on climate change, exploitation of Artic resources and environmental threats. About 15% of students are international.

Tromsø is located north of the Arctic Circle and northern lights can be spotted from September to April. The city hosts plenty of festivals including the Tromsø International Film Festival and the Northern Lights Music Festival. Winter sports are also a popular leisure activity and a ski jump is located just outside of the city.

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Music

Key facts

  • Estimated number of places:1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places
  • Primary language of teaching: some courses may be available in English
  • Calendar

Travel and costs

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