Incoming Nordplus Students

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The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has about 140 Erasmus+/Norplus partners all over Europe, and welcomes about 200 Erasmus+ exchange students every year. In order to do an Norplus exchange at NMBU, there has to exist an exchange agreement between NMBU and your home university.

Once you have been nominated by your home university on NMBU's online nomination portal, you automatically receive an email from NMBU on how to proceed with your application. To apply, please follow the steps below.

Nordplus Students

Step 1) Nomination

You will receive an automatic email confirming your nomination as an NMBU exchange student, and another email with a password for entering the application portal.

Step 2) Register your application

Register your application in the application portal SøknadsWeb. Before you register your application, please read the following information carefully:

Course Numbering System and Teaching Periods in the Academic Year

Language requirements: NMBU offers courses taught in English and Norwegian. The English courses require minimum English level B2 (CEFR), and the Norwegian courses require documented fluency in Norwegian, Swedish or Danish. Students should choose courses relevant to their academic background and make sure they meet the course prerequisites before applying. Teaching language and course prerequisites are specified in each course description in our course catalogue. 


Step 3) Upload documents

Please upload the following documents to your application profile (SøknadsWeb) before the application deadline: 

  • Application form (The application form must contain: 1) Complete home address, including post code 2) Email address 3) List of courses you want to take at NMBU 4) List of courses you are currently enrolled in at your home university).
  • Official academic transcripts in English. Official transcript is not just a print, but an official document signed and approved by your home university.
  • Copy of passport/ID card.
  • Documentation of English proficiency (If English is not your first language, ask the Nordplus coordinator at your home university to document that your English level equals B2 or higher. Applicants who are native speakers of English do not have to document their English proficiency).

When all documents are uploaded to Søknadsweb they will appear on your profile under the window "my documents", and your application is complete.


Step 4) Deadline and decisions

All documents must be uploaded before:

  • 1 June (Autumn semester: Aug/Sept - Dec)
  • 1 October (Spring semester: Jan/Feb - May/June)

When to expect decisions:

  • Autumn semester applications: within 1 July.
  • Spring semester applications: within 15 November.

If you have any questions, please contact:



Published 10. November 2016 - 14:24 - Updated 28. August 2020 - 12:36