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The Micro and Nano Systems Technology programme from University of South-Eastern Norway is unique, exciting and practically oriented and is an excellent offer for those who already have a bachelor's degree in engineering or science.


The basis of Micro and Nano Systems Technology programme is the corresponding research community at University of South-Eastern Norway, which constitutes one of the three intellectual junctions for Norway’s efforts in micro- and nanotechnology, with extended collaboration with industry, academia and research institutions; regionally, nationally and internationally.

Where can I work?

  • After graduating in micro- and nano system technology you will be able to work within micro- and nanotechnology in industry, academia and in research institutions.
  • Within companies that develop and produce microelectronic and micro- and nano systems, you can work in product development, manufacturing technology, production management, quality management and project management.


The University College of Southeast Norway is an accredited higher education institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Material Science
  • Measurements and Characterization
  • Semiconductor Device
  • Microfabrication Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

In addition, we require a cumulative grade point average equivalent to, or better than, a C in the ECTS system (we do the grade conversion).

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

This programme requires a Bachelor's degree in micro/nanosystems technology, electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, physics, materials science, or a closely related area that contains minimum 120 ECTS credits specifically relevant for the program. In addition you must have passed the following:

  • Mathematics at the level of Mathematics III (at USN), or the equivalent
  • A bachelor course in Basic Analogue Technique.
You must also fulfil the English requirements, and have a cumulative grade point average equivalent to, or better than, a C in the ECTS system (we do the grade conversion).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Horten

9420 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Buskerud and Vestfold University College does not charge tuition fees, and thus we offer no scholarships in general.

However, from time to time, we offer some scholarships covering the living expences and travel through the Norwegian Quota Scheme. We announce these scholarships through our partner institutions in selected countries. Read more here: https://www.hbv.no/study-here/how-to-apply/norwegian-quota-scheme/

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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