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NORPART  (Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation) supports academic partnerships and student mobility with an emphasis on Master level between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

About the programme

NORPART is developed on the basis of experience and models from other programmes that support institutional cooperation and mobility in higher education. The programme is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and is administered by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).

What are the aims and objectives of NORPART?

The overall aim of NORPART is to enhance the quality of higher education in Norway and developing countries through academic cooperation and mutual student mobility.

The programme shall lead to:

  • Strengthened partnerships for education and research between developing countries and Norway
  • Increased quality and internationalisation of academic programmes at participating institutions
  • Increased mobility of students from developing countries to Norway, including mobility in connection with work placements
  • Increased mobility of students from Norway to developing countries, including mobility in connection with work placements

For more information, please refer to the Call for applications at the bottom of this page or read more at the Q & A page.

Which developing countries are covered by NORPART?

You will find a list of the NORPART partner countries here.