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 in the semester startup month.

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 about the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen), please contact us for assistance.

Student Service Prices

NOK = Norwegian kroner, the Norwegian currency


  • First attempt is always included in the tuition fee.
  • Resit exam (continuation): NOK 1.500,-

Mandatory Assignments

  • First attempt is always included in the tuition fee.
  • Resits (continuations) of mandatory assignments: NOK 500,-

Project assignments

  • First attempt is always included in the tuition fee.
  • Resits (continuations) of projects/study projects/semester assignments: NOK 1.500,-


  • Certificate/diploma/graduation paper: The paper is included in the tuition fee.
  • Copy of or new certificate/diploma/graduation paper: NOK 1000,-
  • Transcript of grades (if you are not eligible for a certificate): One included in the tuition fee if you end the course program without passing all subjects. For additional transcripts: NOK 200,-
  • Confirmation letter confirming your enrolment state: Free for current student, NOK 200,- for former students
  • Additional costs for scanning and emailing of signed papers: NOK 50,-

Online delivery

  • Change of course/parttime/fulltime: NOK 3.000,-
  • Additional time beyond the standard study period to complete the course: NOK 10.000,-