The 39-year-old right-wing extremist will carry out the course in political science in the confines of his cell.
Rector Ole Petter Ottersen said that all inmates in Norwegian prisons are entitled to higher education in Norway if they meet the admission requirements.
The institution’s acceptance comes after his application was rejected two years ago, because his qualifications were deemed insufficient.
“He then didn’t meet the admission requirements. Now his grades live up to what is expected,” university spokeswoman Marina Tofting said.
I really can’t think of a single reason they didn’t just hang him. Now all this pratting around.