NOKUT’s criteria for general recognition of foreign higher education

Recognition of foreign higher education as equivalent to accredited Norwegian higher education is regulated by the Act relating to Universities and University Colleges of April 1st 2005 (§ 3-4) and Regulation on quality assurance and quality development in higher education and tertiary vocational education (§ 6-1). (Hereafter referred to as “the regulation”)

Listed below are criteria that have to be met in order to have foreign higher education recognized as equivalent to Norwegian higher education. NOKUT is entitled to adjust the criteria.