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 IELTS.

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. Find a test date and register for an IELTS test.

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 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. 

Test fees

  • Bergen, Oslo, Stavanger and Trondheim: 2950 NOK

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.

Should I take Paper based IELTS or Computer delivered IELTS?

Paper based IELTS tests:
About the test - Test format

Information for candidates brochure (pdf)

Computer delivered IELTS tests:

About the test

Test takers brochure (pdf)

Frequently asked questions (pdf)

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. Find out more about The Road to IELTS.

IELTS Preparation - Mobile apps 

Further information about Free IELTS mobile apps.

IELTS Preparation Courses at Folkeuniversitetet

IELTS Preparation Courses at Folkeuniversitetet.

IELTS - Contact Us:

Tests in Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim


Chris Birketvedt-Jones - Tel: 920 57 472

Susan Simonsen - Tel: 920 48 738

Tests in Oslo


Carol Herseth - Tel: 915 10 732