Semester Startup

Introductory Programme

Participate in the Introductory Programme for new international students starting 11 August!

Semester Startup

New Student

Welcome to the University of Bergen! This is what you need to know during your first weeks as a UiB student.

Opening Hours

How to contact us this summer

Most of the UiB staff are on holiday in July and the Student Information Centres will be closed for a few weeks. However, it is still possible to reach us.


Tips and Advice to New Students

New student arriving autumn 2016? UiB’s international blogger has written many posts that may be useful for you.

University Ranking

UiB among top 100 European universities

The University of Bergen (UiB) is ranked number 92 on Times Higher Education’s list of top 200 universities in Europe.

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Not Ready to Leave

I was introduced to other master’s students at the introductory programme meeting for biology. The people I met there have become lifelong friends. One friend even invited me back home to spend Christmas with his family.
Daniel Hitchcock (25), Master's student in biology from Australia