Learn Norwegian in 3 weeks!

Are our Standard Norwegian courses too long? Would you like to learn Norwegian in a shorter time? Then our Norwegian Intensive Courses are your best bet! During this intensive 3 weeks Norwegian course, you will cover exactly the same chapters and material as during our 6 weeks Norwegian standard courses!

You learn more quickly and get the fastest results using proven methods, training all skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Remember! You can - after completing any of our Norwegian intensive courses – continue on a standard Norwegian course at a slower pace, OR intensify your learning process by choosing an intensive course after completing any standard course!


About Intensive Courses

These are our most intensive courses where you are on a fast track to communicate effortlessly in Norwegian. You will get 36 hours of lessons for 3 weeks: 3 hours every day from Monday to Thursday. Intensive courses take place in the afternoons and are offered as evening courses. If you prefer our morning courses please looks at our Intensive PLUS courses.

During this 3 weeks Norwegian course, you will take part in countless well-chosen language activities in order to build your confidence, vocabulary, pronunciation, and understanding of Norwegian. You will also receive some homework.

The groups are small and lively, so you will receive a lot of attention and opportunity to perfect your knowledge and pronunciation.

What can you expect?
  • Remarkable progress in just 3 weeks

  • Realistic results

  • Levels from absolute beginners to advanced

  • Nicely situated in Oslo, walking distance from the central station

  • Best return on both time and money investment

  • Our students represented 72 different nationalities in 2017!


Course levels

Courses are offered on 9 levels based on the levels outlined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Alfaskolen levels
Norwegian level/CEFR level
Book/chapters covered
På Vei, chapters 1-5
På Vei, chapters 6-10
På Vei, chapters 11-16
Stein på Stein, chapters 1-5
Stein på Stein, chapters 6-10
Stein på Stein, chapters 11-14
Her på Berget, chapters 1-5
Her på Berget, chapters 6-9
Her på Berget, chapters 10-13


Completing the course

The course is held four days a week, Monday to Thursday, and each level lasts for three weeks. Each session consists of 3 lesson hours total of 36 lesson hours. Intensive courses take place in the afternoons and are offered as evening courses. If you prefer our morning courses please look at our Intensive PLUS courses. (One lesson hour last 45 minutes).


Course materials

Use of textbooks and other teaching aids on levels A1-A2 (På vei), B1 (Stein på Stein) and B2 (Her på Berget) is mandatory. Books are not included in the price and can be purchased at school or at most bookstores. Materials other than the text and work books will be used, but these will be provided by the teacher. Participants will be given homework based on the text and workbook that will be used on the course.


Course certificate

At the end of the course, if you completed 80% or more of the sessions and paid the course fee, you will receive an official digital course certificate.


Course price

NOK 4 760,- per course level.

Alfatip: Unsure of your level? Alfaskolen offers a free placement test to help you choose the right course.