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Oslo National Academy of the Arts SCA EXC
Oslo, Norway (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
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English, Norwegian
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Agreement Scope:
Sydney College of the Arts
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Oslo, Norway
Year established: 1996
Student population: 600
Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KhiO) is Norway's largest college of higher education in the arts, dedicated to producing students who will become leading practitioners and make a lasting contribution to their field.

KhiO’s facilities are all located together in customised buildings on the Seilduken campus, a newly renovated former sailcloth factory. This light-filled, architecturally fascinating space offers a new library, a gallery and exhibition rooms as well as well-equipped workshops and classrooms. As one of Oslo’s significant cultural institutions, KhiO offers a varied program of cultural activities that are open to the public.

Unique characteristics
There are 24 study program across six departments: Design, Art and Craft, The Academy of Fine Art, The Academy of Dance, The Academy of Opera, and The Academy of Theatre. Most of the teachers are leading practitioners in their own discipline.

Norway has transformed in the last 100 years from a country of farmers and fishermen to one of the most developed economies in the world. It is proud of its gender and social equality and it is ranked by the United Nations as having the highest quality of life and best standard of living in the world. Oslo is set against a dramatic natural backdrop and is home to some world-class museums and art galleries. You can also enjoy cafes and bars, restaurants and numerous nightlife options.

Norway - Oslo National Academy

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university.

Subject Area/s: Sydney College of Arts


Arts & Craft

Fine Art

Graphic Design

Fashion & Costume




Metal Work

Exclusions apply.

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Fall Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: January - June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
A – Excellent
B – Very Good
C – Good
D – Satisfactory
E – Minimum Pass Grade
F – Fail

More information about the host institution's grading system.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.


Language of Instruction
Courses are mainly in Norwegian, but English is also commonly used. The host institution may offer a Norwegian language course for beginners each semester.

Norway landscape


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are often updated by the host university.

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
An Introduction will be held at the beginning of the semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university.

Information from the host university.
Information from the Embassy of Norway in Australia.

Norway landscape

Student Experiences

Be the first to attend the Oslo National Academy of the Arts and tell us about your experience!

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