Documentation requirements

Documentation requirements for Norwegian, Nordic and EU citizens and applicants who have a residence permit in Norway.

Nordic/EU/Residence permit in Norway

Required document

Description

Copy of passport or ID card

For applicants without a Norwegian ID number. Please note that only a copy of the ID-page is required.

Name the pdf file passport or ID card.

Documentation of upper secondary school

Upload a scanned copy of your original diploma. (You must do this even if you apply for a master's programme.) 

Name the pdf file secondary school.

Documentation of higher education

Upload a scanned copy of your original transcript of records, that is a transcript signed and stamped by the university.

Name the pdf file transcript. 

If you have completed your degree, upload a scanned copy of your original diploma.

Name the pdf file diploma.

 If you are awaiting your diploma, you may upload a provisional certificate

Name the pdf file provisional certificate.

Results completed at Norwegian universities need not be uploaded. Please check «my results» in the application portal.

Courses to be completed

Are you completing your degree/relevant courses in the same semester as the application deadline? Please upload the following:

  • A list of the courses you are registered for this semester with the expected date for completion

You still have to document your higher education completed to date, as described under the header «higher education». If you complete your studies next year, you are not eligible to apply now.

  • Final transcript and diploma. If you have not received your diploma yet, you must upload a confirmation from your educational institution stating that you have obtained a degree

Name the pdf file course-completion.

Translations

All documents not already in English or a Scandinavian language must be translated into English or Norwegian. The translation must be done by an officially approved translator, and the original language version must always accompany the translation.

Name the pdf file(s) bachelortransl/mastertransl.

Documentation of language proficiency

Documentation of English language proficiency must be documented by an internationally recognized English language proficiency test. 

Name the pdf file IELTS, TOEFL.

Applicants for Norwegian taught programmes must submit documentation of proficiency in Norwegian

Motivation letter

Applicants to the following master programs have to upload motivation letters:

  • Agroecology
  • International relations
  • Development studies
  • International environmental studies
  • Folkehelsevitenskap (Norwegian taught programme)
  • Entreprenørskap og innovasjon (Norwegian taught programme)

Name the pdf file motivation letter.

Documentation of work experience

For applicants to the following Norwegian taught programmes only:

  • Folkehelsevitenskap
  • Entreprenørskap og innovasjon
  • Praktisk pedagogisk utdanning

Name the pdf file work experience.

Other programmes DO NOT require CV. None of NMBUs programmes requires reference letters.

 Please note that

  • You are responsible for uploading all required documentation, as well as ensuring that it is uploaded within the given deadline. As it may take several weeks for institutions and test centres to provide transcripts and/or test scores, please arrange for these documents to be issued as soon as possible
  • You are liable for the uploaded documents, i.e. that they represent true and unaltered information
  • A random selection of students will be asked to present original documents. Students that do not, may have their right to study withdrawn
  • Please note that we maintain the right to contact institutions, firms, associations and government agencies for the purpose of explanation and/or verification of uploaded documents

 If you have any questions regarding uploading of your documents, please contact the Admissions Office at admission@nmbu.no

Published 2. December 2019 - 13:36 - Updated 12. December 2019 - 15:51