University of Agder

Kristiansand, Norway

Which programmes can I study at the University of Agder and when?

Children, Young People & Families BA:
2nd Year Semester 1 (NORSEC Course)

Early Childhood Studies BA
2nd Year Semester 1 (NORSEC Course)

Education Studies BA
2nd Year Semester 1 (NORSEC Course)
2nd Year Semester 2 (Comparative Educational Studies)

Primary Education BA:
3rd Year Semester 1 (NORSEC Course)

Fine Art BA:
2nd Year Semester 1 (Visual Culture)


Academic Information

Number of credits required: 27-30 ECTS (European) credits per semester; 54-60 ECTS per year

Please see the module catalogue for the University of Agder.


Academic Calendar

Semester 1 Early August until Mid December (approximate dates)

Semester 2 Early January until Early June (approximate dates)

More detailed dates 


Erasmus+ Grant 2019/20

€420 per month for all students

€120 per month top up for UK students from households with an annual income of less than £25,000

An additional Erasmus+ Special Needs Grant is available if you have a disability or special needs and wish to study abroad where participation would not be possible without extra financial support.


Accommodation abroad 2019/20

All exchange students are guaranteed accommodation. You can apply for accommodation after you have received your Letter of acceptance. You will receive an application code together with the Letter of acceptance.

Detailed infomation on accommodation


Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.



Home/EU students: No visa required
International students: Please contact your Embassy for details

Please ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after you intend to return.


European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

You are required to obtain an EHIC before your departure. More information on the NHS website


More Information

Visit the University of Agder website

Study abroad ambassadors:

Abigail Devine, Education Studies, 

Laura Smith, Primary Education, 

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