There are no international preschools or international schools in Harstad. Application for Norwegian preschools and schools are through the local municipality’s website.


Harstad University College
Harstad University College (HiH) was established in 1983 and is a part of the higher public education system in Norway. HiH has approximately 1300 students and a staff around 120.

Language Classes

Harstad Voksen Opplæring – Adult Education Centre of Harstad
The Adult Education Centre offers Norwegian language classes to adults.


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.