How to become a student at Agder folkehøgskole
Fill in the application form. Remember to attach diplomas/transcripts from schools you have attended, in these we are looking for something that shows your English language skills.
We will review your application. We start admitting international students who need a visa in December for the school year starting next August, and continue admission as long as we have available places.
We do not have a deadline for applications, we admit students as long as we have available places. However, if you need a visa, your visa application has to be completed by 1 July.
Norwegian/European Union citizens:
You accept our offer by paying an admission fee. When your payment is confirmed by us, you have finished the admission.
As a Norwegian: We will help you with the formalities of moving to Norway.
As a EU citizen: Before starting school you have to register for residence permit at the application portal at www.udi.no. Here you can find a checklist for what you need for the residence permit. (You will get the confirmation for staying at school from us when you arrive.) Please book an appointment with the immigration police in Kristiansand (Agder police) before you come to school. The best time to have this appointment is the second week of the school year. Please remember your username and password for the application portal in case you have to rebook the appointment.
Students from the rest of the world:
You accept our offer by paying the full school fees . Students who live outside of school premises also have to deposit an amount for subsistence in our bank account.
We will send you a letter confirming your payment, room/board, and more. Please note that if you are living outside of school premises, you will need a confirmation of a place to live (a lease from your landlord or a confirmation from the people you are living with) for your visa application.
Apply for a student residence permit at the application portal at www.udi.no. Here you can find a checklist for what you need for the application. You have to enclose both letters from us (offering a place at school and confirmation of payment). Please remember your username and password for the application portal, you will need it later. The visa process takes time, so please apply as soon as possible and make sure you enclose all necessary papers. You have to go to the nearest Norwegian consulate to deliver your application in person.
When you are granted a student visa, please let us know.
Before coming to Norway, you have to log on to the application portal (www.udi.no) with the same username/password you used when you applied for your visa, and book an appointment with the immigration police in Kristiansand (Agder police). The best time to have an appointment is the second week of the school year.
In August we are welcoming you to school, and will help you with all the formalities of moving to a new country.
If you are denied a visa, we will refund the money you have paid (what we have received in Norwegian currency) to the same bank account it was paid from.