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Norwegian School of Economics E and B SAX
Bergen, Norway (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Details:
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Anticipated Places:
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Agreement Scope:
Business School
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Not Applicable
Program Description:


Location: Bergen
Year Established: 1936
Student population: 3,300 (400 international students)
The Norwegian School of Economics, or NHH, is Norway’s leading business school and, as an elite institution, attracts the best local students. It’s part of a global network of some of the world’s leading economics and business research and education institutions through its participation in CEMS (Global Alliance in Management Education) and the PIM network (Partnership in International Management).

NHH’s modern campus is located on a cliff top overlooking the sea. As well as high quality teaching and research you’ll be with some of Europe’s best students in an international and stimulating academic environment. NHH has Norway’s most comprehensive business and management library collection and it offers a good variety of sports.

Unique characteristics
NHH offers a wide range of courses taught in English, covering a range of areas including accounting, economics, finance, intercultural communications, marketing and strategy. There is a wide variety of student activities, ranging from hiking and skiing to the newspaper and business groups.

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. Bergen itself is surrounded by hills and fjords and offers excellent food, coffee, art and music.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university (search under "course registration")

Subject Area/s: Business

Exclusions apply to non-business students

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Semester 1 (autumn): August - December
Semester 2 (spring): 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 – Sufficient Pass
F – Fail
More information on the host university's grading system

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


Language of Instruction
Over a third of the courses taught at NHH are held in English.


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

Housing options are offered by the host university. Student housing is guaranteed for incoming exchange students from Australia.

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.

Useful Information

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

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
Introduction Week
The Welcome Week will be held at the beginning of the semester before teaching starts.

Support Services 
Academic and Student Affairs Office provide services and assistance to Exchange Students .

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

Student Experiences

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