Each semester you are required to pay your semester fee to be registered as a student, to be able to attend your exams, receive your financial support from Lånekassa and to receive your semester card. The semester card confirms that you are a student during the semester. You will need the semester card to use the services from SIA (The Student Association in Agder) and to get discounts during e.g. travel.
Please pay your semester fee within the deadlines, or you no longer will be considered as a student and your registrations for classes will be deleted.
"Old" students can find information about payment and their invoice on the Studentweb in December/June. New students have to wait just before the semester starts.
If you don't have an online bank, you can order your paper invoice on the Studentweb. The invoice usually will be sent to your semester address, however to your home address during the summer and during Christmas.
Please use the KID when you pay by online banking. Please do not use a manually printed invoice.
Banking details if you don't have a Norwegian bank account:
Mark the payment with "Student number: xxxxxx"
The semester fee and the other fees is NOK 690,- and includes:
If you have paid semester fee to another university or college, the payment will not automatically be registered in UiA student system. You'll have to show some kind of documentation that can prove that you have paid the semester fee elsewhere, so that UiA can register it manually in the system. Please come by the Student Service Centre at your campus, or send a letter/e-mail to us enclosing a copy of the documentation that you have paid. Please remember to state your full name and your student number.
Students who are paying the semester fee during a summer semester (ex Summer School), does not have to pay again for autumn semester.
Reimbursing your semester fee
If you withdraw from your exams, your semester fee can be reimbursed. The deadlines for reimbursing your semester fee is 15 February for spring semester, and 1 October for autumn semester.
PhD candidates receiving support from the State Educational Loan Fund pursuant to the rules in Part Six of the provisions of the Educational Support Act, through the NUFU-programme or other programmes financed by NORAD, may choose to pay the semester fee. In cases where there is doubt whether a person should be classified as a student, the institution will, after consulting with the Student Association, decide the matter pursuant to the first subsection”. See also Student Association provisions, section 17. This indicates that only PhD students enrolled in the programmes mentioned above, or those getting support from the State Educational loan Fund according to current regulations, may choose to pay the semester fee. For all other PhD students, paying the semester fee is not an option.