If you are a student who is looking for an excellent country to study, Norway and Germany should be your flight-stop. Norway is home to many international students because of its tuition-free university education. You can study in any of the public universities in Norway for free. German is also a home to international students who desire to have quality education but at low cost.
This article provides a list of 20 tuition-free Universities each in Norway and Germany. It also includes the cost of living for international students in both Norway and Germany.
LIST OF FREE TUITION UNIVERSITIES IN NORWAY
- Bergen University College
- University of
- University of Norland
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology(NTNU)
- Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
- BI Norwegian Business School
- The Artic University of Norway
- Hedmark University of Applied Sciences
- Lillehammer University College
- Molde University College – Specialized University in Logistics
- Bergen Academy of Art & Design, Norway
- Volda University College
- Vestfold University College
- NLA University College
- Stord/ Haugesund University College
- University of Agder (UIA)
- Narvik University College
- Nesna University College
- University of Tromso
- University of Stavanger
As bonus, Here is a brief overview of three of the first listed tuition free universities in Norway:
Bergen University College
Through long and established experience within the field of interprofessional education, Bergen University College, contributes with a high level of knowlegde and expertise, both within research and education of interprofessional learning. Bergen University College highly accepts international students.
University of Bergen
The University of Bergen is an internationally recognized public university in Bergen, Norway. It was founded in 1946.
The University of Bergen is ranked as one of the best 5 universities in Norway.
The University of Bergen offers a variety of programs including:
Engineering and Technology
Life Sciences and Medicine,
Social Sciences and
The University of Nordland
Formerly known as the University of Bodø University College, The University of Norland is a tuition-free university. However, the Norwegian Government requires that students from outside the European Union (EU), provides a minimum amount of money to cover living expenses for one academic year in Norway.
COST OF LIVING IN NORWAY
It is true that the cost of living in Norway is more expensive than it is in other countries.
Even though the above universities are free in Norway, students are expected to buy their own books and learning materials.
The estimated cost of living for an average international student in Norway is about NOK 12 122 per month.
The Official Languag (es) in Norway
The official languages spoken in Norway are Norwegian and Sami. Majority of people speak Norwegian. However, some undergraduate programs and over 200 master’s degrees are available in English, with many more taught in Norwegian.
LIST OF TUITION FREE UNIVERSITIES IN GERMANY
- University of Bremen
- University of Mannheim
- Karlsruher Institute of Technology
- Humboldt University of Berlin
- University of Cologne
- University of Hamburg
- Heidelberg University
- Technical University of Berlin
- Darmstadt University of Technology
- University of Stuttgart
- University of Bonn
- Albert Ludwig University
- University of Tubingen
- Georg-Augusta University of Göttingen
- TU Dresden
- Ludwig Maximilians University
- Technical University of Munich
- Free University of Berlin
COST OF LIVING IN GERMANY
Studying in any of the above tuition free universities, allivates you from tuition fee problems. However, you still have other things like accomodation cost, transportation fare and other necessities to worry about.
The cost of living in Germany is quite reasonable compared to other European countries.Generally, you will only need around 853 euros a month to cover your living expenses in Germany. That is, around $957 US dollar.
Official Language in Germany
95% of people in Germany speaks German as their first language. German is the official language in Germany.English is also an official language spoken in Germany.