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Rights and duties
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Your rights and duties as a student are governed by the Universities and University Colleges Act and the Study Regulations. Did you know that you confirm that you have read the study regulations when you approve your education plan? Here you also agree that you know the rules about plagiarism at NMBU.

Good to know:

  • To be eligible for a study program, you must pay a semester fee and sign up within a given deadline

  • You have essentially three attempts to pass a course. With a reasoned application to the Study Department, a dispensation may be given to take the exam a fourth time

  • You are entitled to take a break from your studies if you have obtained at least 15 credits in your study program. Students who have been admitted to a program at the NMBU may apply for leave from the studies for a limited period up to two years. Application for leave is sent to and granted by the faculty/ faculties who are responsible for the study program the student is registered with

  • If you wish to complain about a formal error at the exam, this must be done within three weeks of the grade being announced. If you wish to justify the grade, this must be done within one week of getting the grade

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The studentombud helps to ensure that your rights as a student are safeguarded. They provide impartial, legal guidance related to your study situation. Contact the studentombud here:

As a new student, it may be okay to look at this list:

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The Studentombud

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