The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 3 million tests taken in the last year and is accepted by over +10,000 organisations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Language Assessment. For more information please visit www.ielts.org.
Folkeuniversitetet offers the IELTS test every month (except July) in one or more of the following test centres - Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger and Trondheim.
Both Paper based and Computer delivered IELTS tests are available in Norway. To find a test date and register for an IELTS test, click here.
You can take IELTS Academic module or IELTS General Training module – depending on the organisation to which you are applying and depending upon what your plans are for the future.
If you are not an EU or EFTA (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein) citizen and you are applying for a visa to move to or remain in the UK, please read this important information about the IELTS test for UK visa and Immigration proposes.
- Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger and Trondheim: 2950 NOKIELTS Norway - Cancellation and Transfer Policy ( 120,3 kB )
IELTS Test Centres
- Bergen - Jonas Reins Gate 4, 5008 Bergen
- Oslo - Rolf Wickstrøms vei 15, 0484 Oslo
- Stavanger - Sverdrups Gate 23, 4007 Stavanger
- Trondheim - Dronningens gate 10 (inngang, Apotekerveita), 7011 Trondheim
IELTS - Paper Test or Computer Test?
We currently have Paper based IELTS tests in Oslo, Stavanger and Trondheim and Computer delivered IELTS tests in Bergen and Oslo. Please follow the links below for further information.
Paper based IELTS tests:
About the test - Test format
Computer delivered IELTS tests:
19 October - 13 November 2020 Study UK Europe: Gateway to the UK - is the British Council’s first ever Europe-wide virtual higher education fair for students considering studying in the UK at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.
IELTS Practice Materials - The Road to IELTS
If you register to take an IELTS test, you will get free access to 30 hours of online practice materials - The Road to IELTS - from the British Council. If you wish to find out more about The Road to IELTS - click here.
IELTS Preparation - Mobile apps
Click here for further information.
IELTS Preparation Courses at Folkeuniversitetet
For IELTS Preparation Courses at Folkeuniversitetet, please click here.
Tests in Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim
Office: Jonas Reins Gate 4, 5008 Bergen
Opening hours: 08.15 - 16.00 (15.00 from 15th April - 14th August)
Chris Birketvedt-Jones - Tel: 920 57 472
Susan Simonsen - Tel: 920 48 738
Tests in Oslo
Opening hours: 08.00 - 16.00
Carol Herseth - Tel: 915 10 732