Admission takes place during the spring semester every year, and the MSc program in Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility starts in the middle of August. The program is open for both Norwegian and international applicants who fulfil all the admission requirements. Applicants from countries outside EU/EEA must document a minimum of NOK 123 519 per academic year to cover their own living expenses for their planned MSc studies. As a recognized state-run specialized university, HiMolde is not charging any tuition fees from Norwegian or international students, but all admitted students have to pay a minor semester fee of NOK 745 per semester. Admitted international students from countries outside EU/EEA will be requested to transfer a minimum of NOK 123 519 to our Deposit Account for International Students within a deadline first stated in the letter of admission. Applicants from these countries must also document the same amount when they forward their online application for admission.
Applicants should have completed a recognized bachelor’s degree equivalent to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits within relevant academic areas: Transport, Logistics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering/ Organization or Social Economics. In addition, we will accept applicants with a background in social sciences fields of study, if they have minimum 15 ECTS in Mathematics and Statistics.
Admission to the international MSc programs at HiMolde is highly competitive when it comes to grades. Applicants should preferably have an average grade of First Class/First Division or Second Class Upper Division or equivalent grades from their recognized bachelor’s degree/ or from a combination of their bachelor’s and master’s degrees to be considered for admission. Applicants who have completed only a HND (Higher National Diploma) or similar Diploma/Advanced Diploma Educations do not qualify to apply for admission.
International applicants from some countries will be required to fulfil the formal English language requirements by completing a recognized English test with a sufficient score result: (TOEFL (ITB): minimum score of 79, TOEFL (Computer based test): minimum score of 213 or TOEFL (Paper based test):minimum score of 550, IELTS: Minimum score of 6.0 or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum score of 53. For further information about the admission requirements for different countries, please see the information under application procedures and the country list.
- 1 March 2021: International applicants from countries outside EU/the EEA area applying directly from abroad, and applicants who have a temporary residence permit in Norway.
- 15 April 2021: International applicants from countries inside EU/the EEA area, including EU citizens with a registration certificate in Norway.
- 15 April 2021: Applicants who are either Norwegian citizens, Nordic citizens, or applicants who already have a permanent residence permit in Norway (can also apply within 1 March 2021)
Administrative Contact Person International applicants:
Nina Hægbostad, Adviser
Phone: +47 71 21 41 16