The following steps outline the application process for the bachelor’s and Master's programmes at the Faroese University.
Always consult the university’s official website for programme-specific application guidelines.
The first step to applying for a bachelor’s or a master's programme is finding the perfect one.
Each programme is subject to general entry requirements and programme-specific entry requirements. Once you’ve decided on the programmes you’d like to apply for, check both sets of guidelines to determine your eligibility:
The application will include the following:
After the deadline passes, your application will undergo a selection procedure determined by the individual university and based on various criteria, such as grades obtained and results of previous courses and degree projects. All of these will influence the outcome of your application.
You will receive your admission results – the Notification of Selection Results – on the date relevant for your application round.
If you’re accepted, you will need to confirm that you will attend the programme in question by answering yes to your notification.
Nordic citizens (citizens from Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland) who wish to come to the Faroe Islands for educational programmes are free to reside and study in the Faroe Islands.
All other foreigners need a residence permit in order to study in the Faroe Islands.
There are three main categories of studies which can warrant a residence permit:
Read more here.
Once you’ve been accepted to a programme and your residence permit has been processed, check out our guide to life in the Faroe Islands for information on how to prepare for your stay.
You may find information for mobile researchers, which also might be relevant for foreign students, on EUROXESS Faroe Islands here.
Also, you may find general inforamtion about the Faroe Islands at the official gateway to the Faroe Islands here,