Norway is a recent partner addition to Project Atlas. The Norwegian government actively seeks to promote international student mobility and international cooperation in higher education. Norway supports a multitude of cooperation and development projects with other nations, including activities such as Cooperation Brazil-Norway, Nordic-Russian cooperation, Partnership Program with North America, among others. The number of international students in Norway has risen steadily over the last decade to reach 19,000 students in 2012.
Fast Facts: Norway
- In 2012, Norway hosted over 19,000 international students.
- The top three places of origin in 2012 were Sweden, Russia and Germany.
- The top destinations for Norwegian students to study abroad are United Kingdom, Denmark, United States and Australia. Together they hosted nearly 50 percent of all Norwegian students in 2011/12.
Places of Origin of International Students in Norway, 2012