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University of Oviedo - Spain

Enjoy one semester in Northern Spain at the University of Oviedo. Explore landscapes and UNESCO sites while studying in an international environment.

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International student guide

Information about the university
Oviedo is located in the principality of Asturias in Northern Spain; its university is one of the oldest in Spain and has 7 campuses in three cities (Oviedo, Gijón and Mieres) where the 17 faculties are divided according to research and teaching specialization. It welcomes every year about 800 international students.

UiS has an Erasmus agreement with the University of Oviedo within Safety, Economics and Planning.

Language of instruction
English and Spanish

Language requirements
English and/or Spanish proficiency recommended at minimum B1 level (read intermediate = 3 in English from “vgs” for Norwegian students)
For a description of proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, please check here
Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

GPA requirements (karakterkrav)
No GPA required

Total number of study places
2 for students of MA in “Teknisk Samfunnssikkerhet”

Tuition fee (skolepenger)
Student doing exchange within Erasmus + are exempted from tuition fees

Erasmus + in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students

Academic year
Autumn semester: mid-September - January
Spring semester: Late January – End of May

Academic calendar

How to find subjects
Check the university webpage here

ECTS credits abroad
1 ECTS = 1 Norwegian study point (studiepoeng)

Information about accommodation can be found here

Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for Visa.

Further inquiries?
Please contact the International Office at