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Posted on November 09 2022

Norway grants NOK 50 million to 17 universities

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Updated May 10 2023

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Highlights: Norway allocated 50 million NOK to 17 universities

  • The government of Norway released NOK 50 million funds to 17 universities
  • This will cover the travel expenses of the international students participating in internships
  • Most funding will be received by the Norway’s Arctic University, the University of Western Norway, and VID University of Applied Sciences
  • Currently, around 3,500 students will receive support for an internship
  • Norway also allocated €8 million to 13 universities

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Norway grants NOK 50 million to cover the travel expenses of international students

The government of Norway allocated a fund of NOK 50 million to 17 universities so that traveling expenses of students doing internships can be covered. Most of the funds will be received by the universities listed below:

  • Arctic University
  • The University of Western Norway
  • VID University of Applied Sciences

The allocated funds have already been announced in the 2022 revised national budget. The allocation of funds has been done to increase the internship for social studies and health.

More scope for Nursing and Specialist Nursing Education in Norway

According to the Ministry of education, “17 state and private universities will receive the funds.” Previously, the government allocated 300 places in nursing and specialist nursing education. Now universities and colleges are asked to provide 200 more places under this category.

Ola Borten, the education minister of Norway, stated that more places are needed to provide internship so that Norway can be made a country of practice.

The minister also said that educational institutions will be directly supported so that students residing far from the campus can get their internships easily. Approximately, 3,500 students will be supported through this fund at present.

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On November 1, 2022 Norway announced €8.8 million funds for 13 universities under International Educational Cooperation.

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