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Norwegian Language courses in Oslo VO

Norwegian courses for adult immigrants

Oslo Voksenopplæring has courses at many levels in Norwegian for adult immigrants. There are Norwegian courses both early in the day, in the middle of the day and in the evening - at several schools in Oslo. The courses are both for those who receive free courses and for those who pay for the courses.

Oslo Voksenopplæring is approved as provider of this tuition for those who must meet the requirements for lessons in Norwegian language and Society when applying for a permanent residence permit.
(See Rules and regulations.) 


Application is at or via Oslo Voksenopplæring Servicesenter, Karoline Kristiansens vei 8, Fyrstikktorget, Helsfyr.

First: Book an appointment for registration and admission interview: 
Book an appointment at Oslo Voksenopplæring Servicesenter here.
Book a WhatsApp video appointment here.

If you only need information first, call us on 23 47 00 00.

Read more about applying for courses here

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Courses and prices

In the box on this page, you will find brochures about the schools' offers and about course periods and prices in Oslo VO.


The courses follow the curricula in Norwegian for adult immigrants, which are regulations (forskrifter) to the Integration Act. These curricula now also apply to participants to whom the Introduction Act applies. It is new that there is a separate curriculum in Norwegian for training at level C 1. The curricula can be found here:

Curriculum in Norwegian for adult immigrants

Curriculum in Norwegian for adult immigrants level C1


Temporary laws due to covid-19

There are temporary laws on adaptations in the Introduction Act and the Integration Act to remedy the consequences of outbreaks of covid-19. Oslo Voksenopplæring follows up on all participants / applicants who have the right and duty to free traing and who are covered by these laws.
See the temporary law regarding the Introduction Act (in Norwegian) on  here on lovdata.
See the temporary law regarding the Integration Act (in Norwegian) here on lovdata. 

Read more:

How to register/apply for courses

Paid courses

Rules and regulations