To apply for Norwegian preschools and schools, you will need to do so through your municipality’s website.

International Preschools in Bergen

International School of Bergen 

International School in Bergen

International School of Bergen

School offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Bergen Katedralskole


University of Bergen

BI Bergen

Bergen University College (Høgskolen i Bergen)

NLA University College (NLA Høgskolen)

Bergen Academy of Art and Design (Kunst- og designhøgskolen)

Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshøyskole NHH)


Language Classes

Nygård Skole
Nygård school is one of the largest schools in Norway with departments for both children and adult learners although all have the same goal: to facilitate each enrolled student’s learning process of the Norwegian language thus enabling them to understand Norwegian society and culture making their participation within said society and workplace possible.
Learn how to register.

Folkeuniversitetet is Norway’s largest organiser of adult education. Every year, approximately 70 000 people sign up for one or more of their 6 500 courses. Folkeuniversitetet has over 50 years’ experience and offer practical and theoretical trade-related education, language instruction and courses in cultural and leisure activities.

University of Bergen
The University of Bergen is a young, modern university. Most of its premises are concentrated in the heart of the city of Bergen. There are about 14,500 students enrolled, and 3,200 faculty and staff.
The University of Bergen offers Norwegian as a Second Language. More information here.

This list is not exhaustive. Do check with your or your partner’s company – they may include Norwegian language classes in your employment package. Also check with your local municipality (kommune) for more information on language schools.