'right to sit the examination'
adgang (tilgjengelighet): entry / access to a building
|adjunkt med opprykk||secondary education teacher with a bachelor's degree and additional courses|
|adjunkt - stillingsbetegnelse på lærer med utdanning som tilsvarer lavere grad /bachelorgrad)||secondary education teacher with a bachelor's degree|
|administrasjonsbygg||university administration |
(adding "building" is usually unnecessary)
|administrativ leder (se "underdirektør")||head of administration|
|administrativt ansvar||administrative responsibility|
|administrativt ansvarlig||administrative responsibility.|
(This may be a person or a unit)
|akademisk frihet ||academic freedom|
|akademisk godkjenning ||academic recognition|
|akademisk år, se "studieår"||academic year|
|akkreditert studium||accredited study|
'Accumulation of credits is based on the following guidelines'
|aksept av studieplass||acceptance|
(When used in connection with an offer of admission): 'Your acceptance letter was received on 16 August'
|alderspenn ||age range|
|allmennutdannelse ||general education |
'She took general education in Upper Secondary School.'
|allmøte ||general meeting / meeting for staff and students|
|alminnelig inntekt||general income.|
(The sum of all taxable pay)
|alumni (tidligere studenter) || alumni.|
(This can be the former students or the organization and thus have a plural for the students or a singular verb for the latter): 'The alumuni are arranging this conference'. 'The alumni association was founded in 2001'.
|amanuensis II||Adjunct Assistant Professor|
|anbefalte forkunnskaper||recommended previous knowledge|
|anbefalt emne||recommended course|
|anbefalt litteratur||recommended reading.|
'This list contains the recommended reading for the course'
|anerkjenne||recognize / approve|
"recognize" means to accept someone or something officially: 'He is recognized to be an authority in his research field'.
"approve" means that something is good enough to be used, or is correct: 'The programme of study is approved by the Board'.
|angi på vitnemål ||indicate on the diploma|
|ankeinstans ||appeal body. |
'The University's appeal body ruled on a complaint by X that...'
|annullering av eksamen ||annulment of an examination|
|annullering av oppmelding til eksamen||cancellation of registration for examination|
'You will be given an annual allowance of NOK 20 000 for further qualifications'
|ansatt||staff / employee |
("Staff" is widely used in higher education: 'Both academic and administrative staff were at the meeting'. "Employee" is more formal and is often contrasted with "employer": 'The employee representatives are meeting the employers tomorrow')
|ansettelse ||appointment / employment|
For short term contracts, engagement or hiring)
|ansettelsesforhold ||terms of employment|
|ansettelsesperiode ||duration of employment |
|ansettelsesråd ||appointments board / appointments committee |
'Parking spaces will be allocated in accordance with staff seniority'
'The institution’s responsibilities and obligations to the student are…’
|antall studiepoeng||number of credits (short form - "no. of credits") |
|anvendt forskning ||applied research|
|anvise (betaling)||authorize payment |
|anvisningsmyndighet ||power to authorize payments|
|arbeidsevne ||capacity for work|
|arbeidsfelt ||field of work / area of work |
|arbeidsforhold||conditions of work / working conditions.|
'The conditions of work are regulated by...'
|arbeidsgiveravgift||employer's contribution. |
(This is paid by employers to the National Insurance scheme. It is calculated on the basis of gross pay and allowances)
|arbeidskapasitet ||working capacity|
|arbeidskraft ||workforce. |
(Some dislike "manpower" which is an alternative as it is a sexist term)
|arbeidskrav (obligatorisk arbeid for studenter)||coursework requirements|
'The coursework requirements are listed in the course description'. "Required coursework" is an alternative: 'Students must submit the required coursework before 1 June'.
|arbeidsliv ||working life|
|arbeidslivserfaring ||work experience|
|arbeidsmarket ||labour market|
|arbeidsmiljø ||working environment|
|arbeidsmiljøloven (lov om arbeidsmiljø, arbeidstid og stillingsvern mv.)||Working Environment Act. |
(Formally: Act relating to working environment, working hours and employment protection etc.)
|Arbeids- og inkluderingsdepartementet||Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion|
|arbeidsområde ||field of work / area of work |
|arbeidsoppgave ||duty / responsibility.|
'The duties and responsibilities are listed in Section 5 of the contract'.
|arbeidssted||place of work.|
'The member of staff is to accept any changes in his/her place of work' (Contact of Employment)
|arbeidstaker (se "ansatt")|
|Arbeidstilsynet ||Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority |
|arkiv||archives / Records Office|
|arkivleder||Head of Records |
|Artsdatabanken||Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre |
|attest||certificate / confirmation / letter of recommendation.|
"Certificate": 'Students may have a course certificate based on evaluation during the year'. "Confirmation": 'This letter of confirmation shows that you have student status at this university'. "Letter of recommendation": 'A letter of recommendation is required in order to be accepted'.
'Your travel claim form needs to be authorized'
'Authorization of health personnel'
'We have to cancel our provisional reservation of a meeting room'
'We must unfortunately make a cancellation'
|avbryte (en sak)||Shelve (a case)|
|avdeling (se "institutt")||Faculty / Division / Department. |
"Faculty" (academic unit used in many university colleges). "Division" (administrative unit used in University of Bergen and NTNU). "Department" (administrative unit used in University of Oslo)
|avdelingsingeniør||Staff Engineer |
Principal Engineer is an alternative.
|avdelingsleder||Head of Section|
|avgangsprøve (ungdomsskolen)||school-leaving examination|
see "school-leaving certificate"
|avgift (se "egenbetaling")||fee (see "tuition fee")|
|avgjørelsesmyndighet se "beslutningsmyndighet"|
|avhandling (se "doktoravhandling") ||thesis / dissertation|
(These terms are used differently in the UK and USA. If you are using British English, "thesis" is recommended. "Dissertation" is recommended if you are using American English).
|avholde eksamen||arrange the examination|
|avlegge eksamen||take an examination / sit for an examination|
|avlegge regnskap ||present the accounts|
|avskrift, se "fusk", "plagiat"||crib / copy|
"crib" usually refers to written information such as answers to questions, being used dishonestly by a student in a test: 'He was found with a crib sheet under his desk'. Thus "to crib" does not necessary mean "to copy off" someone else.
"Copy" does not always involve dishonesty: 'I will make a copy of the Board's decision'. See "plagiarism" and "examination misconduct".
|avslag||rejection / refusal.|
'We will have to write a rejection/refusal letter to 50 % of the applicants'. 'His refusal of our invitation was annoying'
|avsluttende (del)prøve||final examination|
|avsluttende eksamen||Final examination|
|avspasering||compensatory time off.|
'You have 7 hours of unpaid overtime owing and can take compensatory time off.'
|avvik ||non-conformance / discrepancy|
(Non-conformance is used in contexts related to quality, discrepancy is a difference between two or more things that should be the same: 'There were wide discrepancies in the prices of the same model')
|avvik fra god praksis ||failure to comply with accepted practice|
|avvikle eksammen||hold the examination|