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University of Agder and the UT Cockrell School of Engineering have collaborated to provide a rich engineering-focused exchange program in Grimstad, Norway. Students will benefit from being at a top host university location where they will take courses with outstanding peers from UiA. UiA is an expert mechatronics provider for the oil industry, and students will benefit from interaction with students on-campus from one of the most economically developed and socially just countries in the World. UT students will develop a network for personal and professional relationships and contacts and gain a better understanding of Norway. Students will find Grimstad to be a fun historic town on Norway's southern coast. Open to all undergraduate and graduate Engineering students.


Area(s) of Study

  • Mechanical Engineering

Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Academic Information

Strong Engineering program. Great courses in English for all Engineering majors. Save your technical electives to take advantage of taking a variety of interesting engineering courses not offered at UT.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Norwegian


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


UiA will accommodate all students in single or shared rooms.

Open To

Cockrell School of Engineering

Program Cost

One time application fee of $75, $500 exchange fee, and regular UT tuition/fees/semester. Students are responsible for airfare, mandatory UT health insurance, passport/VISA, housing, food, local transportation, general cost of living.


- Spring
  • Program: January 4, 2023 to June 2, 2023
  • Instructional: January 4, 2023 to June 2, 2023
  • Priority Deadline: May 1, 2022
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2022

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Naomi Valdez

Additional Resources

Program Website
Information Session

Next Step

Contact International Engineering Education at with your name, UTEID, and the semester during which you would like to study abroad to be authorized to apply online. The priority deadline for spring 2023 is May 1, 2022.

Program information above is subject to change