International School in Kristiansand

Kristiansand International School
Ages 6-16

Address: Kongsgård alle 20
4631 Kristiansand
Phone: (47) 38 10 28 11
Fax: (47) 38 07 52 35
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Schools offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme

Kristiansand Katedralskole Gimle
Address: Jegersbergveien 1
4631 Kristiansand
Phone: (47) 38 70 50 00
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University of Agder

Postal address:
Post Box 422
4604 Kristiansand

Visiting addresses:
Kristiansand: Gimlemoen 25A, 4630 Kristiansand
Grimstad: Jon Lilletuns vei 9, 4879 Grimstad

Phone: (47) 38 14 10 00
Fax: (47) 38 14 10 01

The University of Agder (UiA) is the fourth largest university in Norway, with close to 10 000 students, and 1050 administration, faculty and service staff. The university’s central administration and five faculties, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Education, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences and Faculty of Fine Arts, are located on two main campuses. Campus Kristiansand and campus Grimstad.

BI Kristiansand
Visiting address:
Kjøita 21
4630 Kristiansand

Phone: (47) 38 12 36 51


BI Norwegian School of Management has become one of the larger Higher Education Institutions in Norway and one of the largest business schools in Europe. BI Norwegian School of Management received, under the auspices of European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the European Quality Label Equis in 1999. (European Quality Improvement System). BI is eligible for participation in programs authorized by the US Higher Education Act of 1965. The School is a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). BI Norwegian School of Management employs 700 people and has about 330 faculty members. Over 80 of Norway’s major enterprises within industry, trade and services are linked with The Norwegian School of Management BI through various co-operation agreements. Today the total number of full-time and part-time students exceeds 18 253. Mostly Norwegians and other Scandinavians, but with a growing number of international students from all corners of the world.

NLA University College
Postal address:
Postboks 410 Lundsiden
4604 Kristiansand

Visiting address:
Bergtoras vei 120

Phone: (47) 55 54 07 00

NLA is a private and Christian institution offering these courses in English: Political Science, Intercultural Communication: Field Experience and Master of Philosophy in Religious Education.

Ansgar Teologiske Høgskole
Visiting address:
Fredrik Fransons vei 4, 4635 Kristiansand

Phone: (47) 38 10 65 00

Ansgar Teologiske Høgskole is a private institution which offers different programs on bachelor (BA) and master (MA) level, all accredited by the proper organisation, representing the National Department of Education, named Norwegian Agency for Quality Asurance in Education (NOKUT). The main field at ATH is Theology and Christianity. General entrance requirements are the same as for studies at colleges or universities.


Language Classes

Kongsgård Skolesenter

Aftenskolen Agder

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.