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Posted on November 02 2022

Norway grants over €8.8 Million funds to 13 universities for International Educational Cooperation

By Editor
Updated May 25 2023

Highlights: Norway allocated €8.8 million funds for International Educational Cooperation

  • The Norway Government funded 13 universities with €8 million
  • Around 30 projects will be supported through this fund
  • The number of applications approved for RESEARCH 2021 is around 41 percent.
  • Directorate for Higher Education and Skills distributed the funds

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Norwegian government distributed €8.8 million to 13 universities

The government of Norway has provided €8.8 million funds for partnership of international educational cooperation with associates in the countries listed below:

  • Japan
  • Brazil
  • India
  • China
  • South Africa
  • The United States
  • South Korea
  • Canada

Norwegian Government allocated funds to support 30 projects

The Norwegian Ministry of Education stated in a press release that this license will strengthen the country a destination for higher education. The allocated fund will help in supporting 30 projects. Arctic University and NTNU have most of these projects. The largest cooperating countries include The US, China, and Brazil.

Technology and natural sciences will take up half of the projects while a quarter is related to social sciences. The University of Tromso is allowed for the provision offering international work experience to students who are studying or want to study geosciences. The university will also improve work relevancy in this field.

Norway collaborates with India and Brazil to...

UIT will strengthen collaboration with India and Brazil on the humanities. This will help in improving education related to climate change. The project will consist of getting knowledge from local people belonging to the following regions:

  • Arctic
  • The Amazon
  • South Asia
  • The Himalayas

Norway collaborates with Japan, China to...

OsloMet University will collaborate with China and Japan, to improve the skillset related to the smart infrastructure of roads and railways.

The University of Agder, will collaborate with Canada and India on education for enhancing the skills related to information and communication technology.

Around 41 percent of applications have been approved for RESEARCH 2021. The €8.8 million was distributed by the Directorate for Higher Education and Skills under the UTFORSK programme. This programme works as a central tool for the Panorama strategy.

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