Our online courses let you learn Norwegian online with self-study lessons and instructor led classes in a virtual classroom. Our team will follow you up and help you reach your goals. Learning the language online will give you the flexibility you need, and it’s affordable!
Benefits with our online course
Virtual classroom: To complement the self-study platform, we host daily online classes in a virtual classroom. These cover conversational training and highlights key topics.
250+ training hours: The online Norwegian course will closely track your hours online, and you can study as much as you want! If you need to complete the required 250 hours, you can do it here.
Approved training: Lingu is accredited by Kompetanse Norge to provide online language training for adult immigrants. Get the training from us!
- Study Norwegian online with texts, illustrations and videos.
- Participate in online instructor-led classes
- Practice the language skills through interactive exercises on understanding words and content, grammar, text correction and more.
- Send your texts and audio files to your online instructor who will correct and comment your work and progress.
- Select your preferred user interface language to help you get started and progress quickly
Frequently asked questions about learning Norwegian online
When can I start?
You can start any time you like. After you sign up, you’ll need to complete a short survey, and book a phone call with one of our pedagogical staff so we can create an individual plan for you. Once the survey is done and you have made an appointment for the mandatory phone call, you can start the online lessons.
Who is this course for?
This course is for internationals and adult immigrants who need to study Norwegian and get the required 250 hours of language training. All attendants need to have regular access to a computer with broadband Internet access.
Is the certificate valid for permanent residence permit applications?
When you have completed the course, you will receive a course certificate with total the number of hours you have attended online. Lingu is an officially certified provider of Norwegian language courses for adult immigrants. Your certificate is valid documentation of approved language training to the immigration authorities and the police.
What is the maximum number of hours I can take?
You will get unlimited access to all learning resources. However, maximum accredited time is 5 hours per day and 12 hours per week.
The system logs when you are idle and when you are working on the exercises, and the teacher will register your attendance in the virtual classroom.
Will I get a teacher?
Our online courses include access to a live, virtual classroom. All active users will be able to join the live classes. The topics will vary from week to week, but conversation practice and pronunciation are essential topics.
You can choose your language to get instructions and a soft start in the course.
English (Great Britain)
English (United States)
A1 Norwegian course – Beginner level
The A1 course is the beginning of your journey to learn Norwegian. You will be able to use the most common words and everyday phrases, as well as getting a technical understanding of the language. This level is the first building block towards mastering the Norwegian language.
A1-A2 Online Norwegian Course
Learn Norwegian with an officially approved online course from Lingu! This course teaches you the basics of Norwegian language efficiently, and you get all the freedom and flexibility you need to accomplish the course and the neccessary hours at your own pace.
A2 Norwegian course – Elementary level
The A2 course will give you a stronger vocabulary and a better understanding of the language. You will continue to work on grammar and technical aspects of the language as well as learning how to combine more words to form better sentences and a colloquial language.
B1 Norwegian course – Intermediate level
The B1 level is the most exciting one! Most students find the key to the Norwegian language when attending this course. The course includes both the B1 modules. You will work on grammar and technical aspects of the language to make sure that you are enhancing your spoken skill as well as your listening comprehension.
B1-B2 Online Norwegian Course
Master the language with this upper-intermediate to advanced online Norwegian course. The course follows the official syllabus. Your personal instructor and guide will provide feedback and help you achieve your goals.
B2 Norwegian course – Upper Intermediate level
The B2 course is all about finalizing your understanding of the Norwegian language. Improve your conversational skills and enhance the technical part of the language. You will be equipped to handle all common language situations in Norway and do so confidently.
Master the Stavanger dialect
This course will help you understand the street language and normal conversation in the Stavanger dialect.
Norwegian for health professionals
A Norwegian course for health professionals who wish to qualify to work in the health sector in Norway. The course content covers a broad set of health care topics.
Private lessons in Norwegian
With private lessons, your goals are our goals, and we work together to reach them! You will get your own, personal instructor who will create a course highly adapted to your needs, challenges and interests, making it possible to reach further and farther!