Who uses the GSU-list?
The GSU-list (Higher Education Entrance Qualification for foreign applicants) is used by Norwegian universities and university colleges in the admission process to higher education. In addition it is used in NOKUT’s assessment of applications for general recognition of foreign education.
What does the list contain?
The list contains information about what type of basic education you must have to qualify for admission to universities and university colleges in Norway. For some countries, you are required to have higher education* in addition to secondary education from the country of origin.
Download the GSU-list (pdf)
Please note: Some study programmes have specific requirements in form of subjects from upper secondary school, in addition to the general requirements (Higher Education Entrance Qualification).
*The higher education program must be a recognised program from a recognised institution of higher education in the country of origin.
Check the requirements for your country or your international qualification
Entrance requirement for admission to higher education consists of both of education requirements and language proficiency requirements in English and Norwegian. Find information about the Norwegian and English language requirements (PDF).
Last updated: 14 November 2016.
The following countries were updated:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Congo, The Democratic Republic of the (formerly Zaire)
- Faroe Islands
- New Zealand
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
In addition, there are some changes in the Language attachment to the GSU-list.
Check the latest updates in the GSU-list and the Language attachment (pdf)