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The year is divided into two semesters, Autumn and Spring semesters. They are approximately 17 weeks including an orientation week, an autumn or spring break and a final week of examinations. The autumn semester begins in week 34. The spring semester usually begins the second week in January and finishes in week 25.
Final exams are held in December and May/June. Holidays such as Christmas, Easter week, Whit Monday and Ascencion day. In addition the New Year's Day, the International Worker's Day and the Constitution Day (May 17th) are holidays.
The excecutive board is the highest authority at Telemark University College. The board is led by the TUC rector, who is elected from the academic staff members. The Board appoints the University College director.
Rector: Nils Kristian Bogen
University College Director: John Viflot
This is the most important act regarding the activities of universities and university colleges in Norway.
These examination regulations are translated from Norwegian, and any issues concerning interpretation will be based on the original version in Norwegian.
General information on the nature of Higher Education in Norway can be found on the website of The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, NOKUT .
Recognition of previous qualifications is sometimes done by TUC, sometimes by the national agency and sometimes by other parties. TUC may grant specific recognition, NOKUT may grant general recognition and other agencies may grant recognition of different skills for use in the labour market.
To see a description of the recognition procedures here
We have adopted the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) for all our programmes. One year full time study is equivalent to 60 credits. One semester (half year) full time study is equivalent to 30 credits.