In order to qualify for admission to EISS, you need to have completed a bachelors degree, or equivalent, of 180 ECTS within the social sciences in order to be qualified. Examples of relevant fields are political science, sociology, international relations, public administration, business administration etc.
You must also meet the following requirements:
Country specific educational requirement
Country specific document requirements
Country specific English language requirement
There are different requirements depending on which country you are from, and your educational background.
High School/Secondary school diploma and transcript
University/college diploma and transcript (a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, of 180 ECTS)
Diploma supplement, if applicable
Proof of English Language proficiency
Copy of passport
Documentation of name change, if applicable
Final deadline for submitting documents
Please upload/send all required documents and make sure your application is complete when you apply. However, if you are finishing a degree or if you are taking an English language test, the final post mark date/deadline for uploading is 1 July.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
How to upload documents
All documents must be uploaded to the online application portal. Due to GDPR-regulations, we cannot accept documents sent by e-mail. Log in to your online application. Choose "My Documents" at the top of the page.
Upload all pages of diploma(s) and transcript(s), both front and back.
All documents must be translated into English, Norwegian, Swedish or Danish, if the original documents are not in any of these languages. The translation must be carried out by a government authorised or official translator. You must upload scanned versions of the original documents accompanied by the translations.
Inspection of original documents
It is important that you bring your original documents to Norway. The University of Agder can require to see your original documentation for the purpose of inspection when you arrive.
The results of your application will be published by the end of April. You will be notified by e-mail, when the results are published in the online application portal.
If you are offered admission, you will be given a short deadline to respond. If you have not registered your response in the online application portal within the deadline, the offer will be withdrawn. The letter of admission published in the online application portal is the only confirmation of admission that will be issued to you.
If your application is rejected, you may ask for the reason(s) of rejection by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org within three weeks after the announcement of the result.
Applicants who have been granted admission
You may find information about the courses, accommodation, transportation and the University of Agder on the EISS information page.