Visiting students

AHO normally admits 5 visiting students to the school each semester. Applicants must be associated with an educational institution at the same level as AHO, and have completed a minimum of three years of relevant study prior to departure to AHO. Applicants enrolled in institutions that have an exchange agreement with AHO should apply as exchange students.

Visiting students may attend classes at AHO for 2 semesters, but must apply for one semester at the time. 

Application deadlines are 1 April for the autumn semester and 1 October for the spring semester.

Required attachments

  • Portfolio (in paper, not digital, No bigger tham A3)
  • Transcript of records from your home institution
  • CV
  • Documentation of satisfactory knowledge of English

International applicants from outside the Nordic countries must be able to document satisfactory English skills. Read about the requirements here.

All required attachments must be submitted within the application deadline for the application to be taken into account.

The form and attachments must be sent to:
The Oslo School of Architecture and Design
Academic services
PO Box 6768 St Olavs plass
NO-0130 Oslo

Fax: +47 22 99 70 89

Express delivery address: Maridalsveien 29, NO-0175 Oslo

The application package must be post-stamped within 1 April / 1 October.


Application form

Application deadline:

1 April / 1 October

Required attachments:

  • Portfolio
  • Transcript of records from home institution
  • CV
  • Documentation of knowledge of English (if applicabe)



Download application form

Semester dates

Autumn semester:
mid August - mid December

Spring semester:
2nd week of January - 1st week of June

It is very important that incoming visiting students arrive in time for the start of the semesters.