Voksenopplæringen for Øvre Romerike
Telephone: 66 10 94 90
If you wish to enroll in a course you have to come for registration. Contact us by e-mail, telephone or pay a visit during the administrative office`s opening hours to book an appointment for registration. Valid residence permit (work permit or family reunification/ residence permit on humanitarian grounds) is required.
About Adult education center of Øvre Romerike
Adult education center of Øvre Romerike is an intermunicipal school for the municipalities of Eidsvoll, Hurdal, Nannestad, Nes and Ullensaker. 500 students from more than 75 countries and regions attend the adult education center every day. The adult education center is located in the center of Jessheim and shares the same building with the clinic Helsetunet and has Allergot Lower Secondary School as its neighbor. The Education Act gives right to all adults from 16 years to new primary and lower secondary school education. The adult education center offers three-year lower secondary education(grades 8, 9 and 10) in the core academic subjects of Norwegian, English, mathematics, social studies and science 30 hours per week during the daytime. The aim of the education is to provide the pupils with the skills and knowledge required in the examination at lower secondary level. The adult education center also provides adult immigrants with tuition in Norwegian language and social studies, and provides newly arrived refugees with introduction programme.
Tuition in the Norwegian language for adult immigrants
The participants of the adult education center can follow the Norwegian language training along three different tracks: alphabetization (initial literacy), track 1 and track 2/3.
Alphabetization (initial literacy)
Adult Education center of Øvre Romerike offers basic reading-and writing-training for the learners who have little or no education from their home country.
The target group is the participants who are not able to read and write in any language. The adult education center offers daytime courses at this level.
The main aim of the courses is for the participants to obtain enough knowledge in the language at a basic level in order to start to work or continue schooling. Many participants are able to pass the oral test at level A2 and written test at level A1.
The target group is the participants with little or no education from their home country. The national curriculum in Norwegian language and Social Studies for adult immigrants is followed in the training. The adult education center offers daytime courses at this level.
These are courses with moderate or rapid progression. The participants normally aim to become independent language speakers at level A2 or B1. Some of them wish to take further education, while most of them want to start to work as soon as possible.
This track is suitable for participants with upper secondary or college/university education. The national curriculum in Norwegian language and Social Studies for adult immigrants is followed in the training. The adult education center offers both evening- and daytime courses at this level.
We offer evening courses towards level B2, but it is also possible to reach level B2 in our daytime courses.
The National Curriculum in Norwegian language for adult immigrants.
Overview of the prices for courses and tests from February 2023
|Month||5-day course||4-day course|
|Augst, September and October||kr 11 780||kr 7 070|
|November and December||kr 8 680||kr 5 210|
|January and February||kr 8 680||kr 5 210|
|March and April||kr 9 000||kr 5 580|
|May and June||kr 8 680||kr 5 210|
Evening courses are held 4 times a year. The courses last for 14 evenings. Each course costs kr 3 500,-.
Norskprøve (Norwegian language test) - price per test: kr 1 000,-
Book deposit: kr. 500,-
Payment rate for social studies and test
50-hour course in social studies: kr 3 740,-
Samfunnskapsprøve/ statsborgerprøve: kr. 1 000,-
All our courses must be prepaid upon registration. Payment can be made by VISA card or cash at the reception during our opening hours.
Evening courses which are held two evenings per week are divided into different levels. In order to register for the course you have to meet in person at the administrative office of adult education center. You need to fill in the registration form and pay for the course. It is not possible to have the bill sent home or pay later.
The evening courses will be held on level A1,A2,A2/B1,B2 according the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. These are courses which meet twice per week over a period of 5 weeks.
Our evening courses for the 2021 year are held during the following periods:
Number of sessions
14 sessions (7 weeks)
3 500 ,-
14 sessions (7 weeks)
3 500 ,-
14 sessions (7 weeks)
3 500 .-
The books which are used in the courses: God i norsk 1, God i Norsk 2 and Her på berget.
Please note that:
- Paid courses are not refundable.
- Courses cannot be transferred to another person
- It is not possible to change to another course during the course periods.
- Books which need to be purchased from bookstores are not included in the price (both the exercise book and textbook shall be used).
Lower secondary education: Grades 8, 9 and 10 for adults
Adult education center offers lower exam-oriented secondary education for three years in the core academic subjects of Norwegian, English, mathematics, social studies and science 30 hours per week during the daytime. The aim of the education is to provide the pupils with the skills and knowledge required in the examination at the lower secondary level.
All adults Norwegian and minority-language adults above compulsory school age, i.e. 16 years who have not finished lower secondary education are entitled to compulsory education free of charge according to the Education Act § 4A-1. Those who have earlier completed primary and lower secondary school may also enjoy this right. The lower secondary school follows the Education Act § 4A-1(education specially organized for adults). It normally starts in August, but admission may also be granted throughout the year.
Electronic application lower secondary education for adults
Introduction Programme for newly arrived refugees
Introduction program is a full-time qualification programme, which means that the participants need to spend 37.5 hours per week studying at school and 45 weeks each year. The goal of the Introduction Programme is to improve opportunities for immigrants to participate in the employment market and society in general.
Work practice in different workplaces are also a part of the introduction programme.
The participants of the Introduction Programme are recruited from offices of refugee resettlement in Eidsvoll, Hurdal, Nannestad, Nes and Ullensaker.
The participants receive financial support and tight follow-up in cooperation with offices of refugee resettlement.
50/75-hour course in social studies
The new requirements for the citizenship did not bring any changes to the rights and obligation related to introduction programme. 50/75-hour course in social studies is still obligatory and should be taken as soon as possible during the period of receiving tuition in Norwegian language. The course should be offered in a language which the participant understands well enough so that he or she can benefit from the course. A test will conclude the course in a language which the participant understands.
For 2023 we will offer 75-hours of social science in Norwegian (lettnorsk), English, Arabic,
Classroom teaching takes place in Norwegian, Arabic, Farsi/Dari. Participants can use digital resources in their own language and also take the test in their own language (when applying for permanent residence).
The test in social studies is arranged several times a year, registration to the test can be done at Kompetanse Norge.
The test takes maximum 60 minutes. You are entitled to take it in a language you understand well.
Norwegian language test (Norskprøven)
Norwegian language test for Spring 2023 are arranged the following dates: 22th may - 2nd of June. Registration period for paying candidates is 17 - 21th of April. .
The test consists of 4 parts: listening, reading, writing production and an oral test. The first three parts are taken on the same day as a digital written test. The oral test is held on another day. Norwegian language test is arranged four times a year. It is Kompetanse Norge that makes the tests and decides the dates for the test.
If you are not a participant in Adult Education Center, you must register for the test through Kompetanse Norge.
Who must take the tests?
If you hold a valid residence permit dated after 1st of September 2013, which gives you the right and duty to tuition in Norwegian language, then you are required to take the test.
Who can choose to take the test?
- People with only the duty or the right to receive tuition in the Norwegian language
- People who hold a valid residence permit which gives the right and duty to receive tuition in the Norwegian language dated prior to September 1st, 2013
- if you are in Norway under the EEA Regulations
More information about Norwegian language tests.
Norwegian citizenship test (Statsborgerprøven)
Statsborgerprøven is held in may and june 2023 at Voksenopplæringen for Øvre Romerike.
If you are between 18 and 67 years of age and intend to apply for Norwegian citizenship, you must document that you have passed a test in social studies in Norwegian.
You can document this with a pass in the following:
- Norwegian citizenship test, or
- Social studies test in Norwegian
You must also have achieved the following:
- Level A2/B1 or higher in the oral Norwegian test
- Completed Norwegian language training, or Norwegian and social studies
Adult Education center of Øvre Romerike organizes the citizenship test for immigrants who inhabit the municipalities of Eidsvoll, Hurdal, Nannestad, Nes and Ullensaker. You can register for the test on statsborgerprøven.no.
The citizenship test and the social studies test have the same syllabus, which is available at www.samfunnskunnskap.no.
Read more about the language requirements and social studies requirements for becoming a Norwegian citizen.
Publisert: 24.10.2019 09:56:03
Sist endret: 20.03.2023 11:37