Master of Landscape Architecture Tromsø

Master i landskapsarkitektur Tromsø

Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent undergraduate education in landscape architecture, architecture or other related spatial design studies are welcome to apply for admission to Master of Landscape Architecture at the Tromsø Academy for Landscape and Territorial Studies (TACL). 

International applicants from outside the Nordic countries must document satisfactory English skills. NB! Documentation of satisfactory knowledge of English must be uploaded before March 1st. Make sure to plan to take the IELTS/TOEFL in time.

Application process

All applications must be submitted digitally through our online application service Søknadsweb. You can register your application between January 7th and March 1st , 12:00 (Noon).

In Søknadsweb you will first be asked to register as an international applicant. After registration you will receive an email with the log on credentials. It will not be possible to submit applications after 12:00 (Noon) (GMT +1) March 1st.). 
The following attachments are must be uploaded to Søknadsweb in order to complete the application: Documents must be uploaded in pdf or jpeg format. Maximum file size per document is 15 MB
If you complete your bachelor's degree later in the spring or summer, you must submit transcripts of records from the semesters you have completed by the application deadline.

Application guidelines

If the AHO Assessment Committee should find it necessary, applicants may be called for a video interview.


Your portfolio should be uploaded in a one-file pdf-format (max 15 MB) and will be evaluated by a jury. Your portfolio should contain a selection of your works/projects and can be from both studies and work experience. The jury will look for knowledge and sensibility towards various aspects of landscape architecture/architecture studies, they will see if you manage to show skills and variety of representation, and also asses the layout of the portfolio: structure, length, clarity and conveying of concept rather than completed and fulfilled assignments.  Remember that the works must be your own.

Incomplete or late applications

Please note that it will not be possible to submit applications after 12.00 on March 1st. 
Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline (by e-mail/regular mail) will not be taken into consideration.

Response to the application

The results will be ready by April 20th. From this date you can log on to Søknadsweb to check the status of your application.

Undergraduate diploma inspection

All applicants that get admitted to AHO must present original diploma with transcript of records from undergraduate studies for inspection upon arrival in Tromsø. Deadline: the first week of school

Applicants who hand in falsified documents will be reported to the police.



There is no tuition fee at AHO.

Please note that students from non Nordic, EU, EEA and EFTA countries must document economic subsistence (NOK 116 369) in order to obtain a student residence permit in Norway. Read more here.

AHO does not offer scholarships.