Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

Students outside in Norway

Established in 1870, the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NSSS) is a public university located in Oslo, Norway. The NSSS faculty has a broad international network of research collaborators as well as more than 1600 students. NSSS offers a very unique learning opportunity for exchange students through a beautifully scenic campus, world-class facilities, rich campus culture, a variety of English-led classes, and diverse student activity groups all of which are available to exchange students.

You will be living in a city that has all the benefits of a capital, while never being more than a 20-minutes bus ride from the sea or the forest. The location, facilities and resources are ideal for studies, physical activity and recreation.

Application and Deadlines

Applicable Courses

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences offers a number of undergraduate courses in Sport Management, Sport Biology, Health and Psychology, and Outdoor Studies. Students would benefit from a series of theoretical and practical activities at Europe's premier institution in Sport Sciences.

NSSS courses are weighted by ECTS credits (2 ECTS credits = 1 UAlberta credit).

A full course load at NSSS usually consists of 3 classes (30 ECTS Credits)

Full Course List


Options include one or two semester(s) in a given academic year (approximate dates below).

  • Term 1 (Autumn): 2nd week of August - immediately before Christmas
  • Term 2 (Spring): 1st week of January - 2nd week of June