Universities in Norway

Higher Education in Norway

2021 Ranking of Norwegian Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Norway? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Norwegian University Ranking of 29 Norwegian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Norwegian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 29 Universities in Norway

2021 Sub-rankings by counties

The Kingdom of Norway is divided into 11 counties (Norwegian: fylker), which are further divided into 356 municipalities. The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the county of Oslo, which hosts the largest and capital city of Oslo. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all counties which include at least 2 Norwegian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Hordaland (4)   More og Romsdal (2)  
Oslo (11)   Trondelag (2)  

Norwegian University lists

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