Filipinos With Bachelor’s Degrees Welcome in Norway

Filipinos with bachelor’s degrees can apply for residence permits to study and work in Norway, reports
The Norwegian Embassy has opened the Residence Permit to Learn Norwegian program, which allows permit holders to work part-time while taking language courses. The program offers a smooth transition to permanent residency for those granted the residence permit to learn Norwegian who have a bachelor’s or higher degree with a minimum of work experience in their field of study. Some 682 Filipinos In 2010, mostly nurses, engineers and hotel and restaurant management graduates were granted residence permits. Maritime graduates are also encouraged to apply.
Norwegian ships employ more than 25,000 Filipino seafarers on its international fleet.