You apply through our application portal in accordance with our application requirements. In order for your application to be considered at KHiO your home institution must nominate you to exchange studies. You’ll find information, instructions and links below.
All applications must be registered and uploaded to our application portal
. Remember to keep your username and password. You use the same login when checking the status of your application. The application portal opens for admission approximately two months before the application deadline.
Please make sure you apply for the correct programme; Exchange Studies. If you submit your application to a different programme than you intended, it may not be assessed. You must familiarize yourself with our study portfolio before you begin your application process.
The deadlines are
- 1st October for the Spring semester
- 1st April for the Autumn semester
You will receive an answer to your application within 5-6 weeks from the application deadline.
The following needs to be uploaded for your application to be complete:
- Portfolio (Design, Art and Craft, Fine Arts) or video (Theatre, Dance, Opera)
- Letter of motivation
- Letter of recommendation
- CV with photograph
The total size of uploaded files may not exceed 100 MB. You may submit images, text (in PDF format) or video. For applications containing video, the total duration may not exceed 3 minutes.
If you have video or audio files that exceed 15 MB, these files must be uploaded to the Internet, i.e your own website, Vimeo, Youtube or similar. You cannot apply with more than 3 minutes of video. You are solely responsible for ensuring that the URL given is correct, that the website works and that your works can be viewed in a standard web browser.
Additional requirements for Bachelor Programme in Contemporary Dance and Bachelor Programme in Jazz Dance
Applicants should submit links to two videoclips (each not exceeding 3 minutes), one from a formal dance class, one free of choice. Letter of motivation and letter of recommendation should reflect upon the programme’s broad approach including training in various disciplines and traditions.
Your home institution has to nominate you by using this web form
. The following information is needed:
- Full name of applicant
- Date of birth
- Study programme at home institution
- Study programme applied for at KHiO
- Current semester at home institution
- Semester applied for at KHiO
If your home institution does not nominate you for an exchange, your application will not be assessed. The nomination must be submitted within the deadlines for applications.
Please note that we are able to accept only 1-2 exchange students per study program per semester. The assessments of the applicants is made according to Directive studies at Oslo National Academy of the Arts. The Admissions Committee's professional assessments cannot be appealed and we do not offer grounds for the conclusions.
The recommended language skills are English B1.
Due to the uncertain situation surrounding covid-19, there are some extra considerations: