International students are at the heart of what we do at the University of Stirling. We're proud to educate students from over 120 nationalities on our beautiful campus.

We deliver high quality courses that produce intellectually-able graduates, who are highly sought after by employers throughout the world.


If you're a prospective partner, find out more about our partnerships in your country.

Entry requirements


Norwegian Vitnemal

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 3.5 in the Norwegian Vitnemal for entry to most undergraduate programmes.


For entry to our postgraduate courses the following qualifications are equivalent to a UK bachelor's degree:

  • Bachelor degree (courses after 2003) – we would accept 2.8 or higher
  • Candidatus Magisterii (courses before 2002)
  • Sivilingeniør (siv.Ing. Engineering) - minimum of grade C
  • Siviløkonom (siv. øk - Economics) - minimum of grade C

English language requirements

If English isn't your first language, you'll need to demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency. We accept a variety of tests, details of the minimum grades we require can be found on our English Language Requirements page.

Please also check the specific grades required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.

Need help improving your English?
There's a number of options available to you, ranging from a course for those who need only a little help, up to a longer-term programme.

Funding opportunities


We have several excellent scholarship opportunities that are available to students from Norway:


See more undergraduate scholarships


See more postgraduate scholarships

Tuition Fees

For details of tuition fees for the forthcoming academic year, please visit our Financial Advice Page.

For details of tuition fees, please visit our International Tuition Fees page.

Meet us in Norway

Upcoming visits

The University of Stirling regularly travels to Norway attending recruitment events, and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact us for more information. Email Calum Williamson.


Across the Pond is our official representative in Norway. Their team of Norwegian UK graduates would be happy to help you with your application as well as answer any questions you may have about the university, our courses and local funding from Lånekassen. Across the Pond also holds information on relevant scholarships for you, both from our university, but also other sources.

Across the Pond

Your contacts

Calum Williamson
Student Recruitment Officer

International and Student Recruitment

+44 (0)1786 467046


Undergraduate Enquiries:

+44 (0)1786 467044

Postgraduate Enquiries:

+44 (0)1786 466655


Join one of our webinars or live chats for International students to find out more about studying at the University of Stirling.

Our full range of webinars and live chats cover a range of topics, including:

  • The application process
  • Living in Stirling
  • Funding and scholarships
  • Course and module overviews
  • Course-relevant career opportunities
  • Student life on campus

View all our webinars