Master’s programmes

All master’s programmes taught in English at HVL are listed here. Under each programme, you will find detailed information regarding the campus, curricula and academic admission requirements.

The Norwegian government has decided that Norwegian universities and higher education institutions will be required to introduce tuition fees for students from countries outside the EEA (EU and EFTA countries) and Switzerland.

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With five campuses on the west coast of Norway - close to nature and experiences. HVL is perfect for you that want to combine high professional level with a vibrant student life in the middel of mountains, fjords and ocean.

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Applicants for our full degree programs must register electronically in our application portal, Søknadsweb

Citizens of Ukraine

Have a look at the answers to frequently asked questions for Ukrainian students.

Citizens outside the EU/EEA

For citizens outside the EU/EEA the online registration opens on the 1st of October 2023. The application deadline is December 1st 2023 for our 2024 programs.

Citizens from the EU/EEA

For citizens from the EU/EEA the online application registration opens February 1st 2024. The application deadline for EU/EEA citizens is March 1st 2024. 

Citizens from The United Kingdom

Due to the changes in the entry, visa and residence permit rules, British citizens are now considered as citizens outside the EU/EEA when applying for admission to HVL. The application deadline for citizens outside the EU/EEA is December 1st 2023 for our 2024 programs.

The United Kingdom left the EU on 31 January 2020, and therefore British citizens are no longer recognized as EU or EEA citizens. Upon withdrawal, it was agreed to have a transitional period until 31 December 2020. From 1 January 2021, British citizens who want to study and travel to Norway must apply for a residence permit according to the usual regulations for citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA to be a student (or pupil) in Norway for more than 90 days. Please visit the The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) for more information on this matter.

Please also check the programme webpages regarding deadlines.

Note: The University of Bergen (UiB) is responsible for admission to the Master programme in Software EngineeringPlease visit the UiB webpage for more information.

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