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University of Agder

  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
  • University of Agder
The University of Agder (UiA)

is a young and dynamic university situated on the southern tip of Norway. UiA is one of the most modern universities in Norway and offers high-quality study programmes with an international focus. UiA seeks to be an open and inclusive university that is characterized by a culture of cooperation, and aims to be on the cutting edge of innovation, education and research. This university is perfect to study Global Development, Social Welfare Policies, and Technology in SDGs.

Program:Student Exchange
1 Semester
GPA: 3.00
Tuition fee:
Minimum IELTS:
6.5 overall, no band under 5.5
Living cost:
NOK 15000 – 17000/month
Deadline nomination:
20 April (Fall Semester)
5 October (Spring Semester)
August (Fall Semester)
January (Spring Semester)
Proof of fund:
NOK 58 585 (Fall)
NOK 70 302 (Spring)


Entry Requirements:
  • Enrolled as an active student at the IUP in PPM
  • Completed at least 4 semesters of study at the IUP in PPM
  • Meet the requirements for minimum GPA dan IELTS
  • Pass the internal selection at the department

Required Documents:

Internal SelectionApplication in University of Agder
Application formSigned Academic Transcript
Curriculum VitaeList of courses you are currently enrolled in/taking this semester
IELTS CertificateProof of fund: Bank statement
Academic Transcript 
Tuition & Living Cost:

Visa                             : NOK 5900
Flight ticket (return)  : NOK 15000
Tuition fee                  : Waived by host university
Living cost                 : NOK 15000 – 17000/ month

Accomodation             : NOK 2630 – 8110/ month
Meals                            : NOK 4500/month
Public Transport          : NOK 520/month
Miscellaneous             : NOK 2000/month
Communication           : NOK 500/month

Credit Transfer:
University of AgderGradeIUP-PPMGrade
BVery goodA-3,75
ESufficientC2,00 (Pass)
FFailD1,00 (Fail)
Further information:

Course offered:

Link for syllabus (
5 ECTS = 4 SKS at UGM (transferred to 1 course).
7.5 – 10 ECTS = 8 SKS at UGM (transferred to 2 courses).
Students need to take maximum 30 ECTS.

Fall Semester CourseSpring Semester Course
Communication, Media and PlanningFeminist epistemologist
Global Development Issues in a Latin American ContextApproaches, Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Transformation
Culture and developmentGlobal Political Economy
Introduction to Global Development StudiesPower, Resistance and Development
Global Development and Regional AnalysisInformation System Security
The Political Ecology of Global Environmental ChallengesCurrent IT-related Topics, Digitalization, and Sustainability
Critical Perspectives and Current Debate in Global DevelopmentFoundation of Sustainable Development
Information System SecurityIT and Society
Sociology of Welfare and EqualityIT and Changes in Society
Childhood, Families, and GenderPublic Administration and Management
Global SociologyThe European Union – Institutions and Politics
 Institutionalism and Transnational Governance
 Practicing Sustainable Transformation