Stipend, Lånekassen

Payments, loans and grants

All of our studies are approved for loans and grants from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen).


The tuition fees from Noroff are claimed twice a year; in the beginning of each semester. The invoices are sent to your registered email address.

NB! It is still important to keep your postal address up to date on My Pages.

Noroff operates with four annual study startups. The table below shows which month the semesters starts in regards of the study startup. The tuition fees for each semester is due one month after start-up.

Study startup Semester 2, 4, 6, 8 Semester 3, 5, 7
August January August
October March October
January August January
March August March

The terms of the study contract defines a semester as a specific period of time. Part-time studies, by this definition, have twice the number of semesters compared to full-time studies.

Loans and grants

All the study progams at Noroff are NOKUT approved. NOKUT is the controlling authority for educational activity at all Norwegian universities, special field universities, university colleges and institutions with single accredited higher education programmes.

As a student at Noroff, you may be qualified for financial support from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen).

The main requirement for support from Lånekassen is that you are a Norwegian citizen. However, foreign citizens may also be entitled to financial support.

Check here to see if you are eligible.

Norwegian citizens can read about payments, loans and grants in Norwegian here.

Loans and grants - what's the difference?

Financial support is the total sum of both grants and loans. A grant is money you are given, and a loan is money you must pay back.

Read more about grants and loans and financial support for foreign students.

If you have any questions, contact Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen). 

Student Service Prices

NOK = Norwegian kroner, the Norwegian currency

Vocational School

Module assignments

  • Up to two attempts are included in the tuition fee
  • Next attempt (re-deliver) has a fee of NOK 500,-

Course assignment

  • First attempt is included in the tuition fee
  • Resit (continuation/new attempt) of course assignments has a fee of NOK 1.500,-

Project assignments

  • First attempt is included in the tuition fee
  • Resit (continuation/new attempt) of projects/study projects/project exams/portfolios/semester assignments: NOK 1.500,-

Change in progression online studies

  • Change of study workload (part-time/full-time): NOK 3.000,-
  • Delay in progression/change of class: NOK 3000/NOK 6000/NOK 9000 depending on the scope of the delay
  • Extended access to study program after expired study period: NOK 10 000 per semester

Diploma and transcripts

  • Original diploma (passed program) and transcript (not passed program) is included in the tuition fee
  • New diploma: NOK 1 000,-
  • New transcript: NOK 250,-

Complete Course Resit Fees (applies to Noroff University College)

  • Entire Course Fees: 600NOK per ECTS outstanding. However, Noroff will deduct 20 ECTS from the overall price due regulations and the ability to proceed into the next year of study (If a student has 20 ECTS or less outstanding they may proceed into following study year).

Please note: if a student is in their final year of study and have courses that amount to 20 ECTS or less, they will need to pay the total amount of ECTS required to take by the aforementioned fee.