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Norwegian School of Economics E and B SAX
Bergen, 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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English, Norwegian
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Agreement Scope:
Business School
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
Not applicable
Program Description:
Program Description:


The Norwegian School of Economics

Bergen, Norway
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.

Academic Information

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

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 - remember to order your transcript before you leave Norway and get it sent to your USyd Exchange Adviser.

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Language of Instruction
Over a third of the courses taught at NHH are held in English.
The host university offers Norwegian language classes.

Norway Bergen


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

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.

Norway Bergen

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by NHH.

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 
NHH provide services and assistance to exchange students, including counselling and special needs support services.

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

Norway Tromso

Student Experiences

Be the first to attend the Norwegian School of Economics and tell us about your experience!

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