How to apply for exchange

Your step-by-step guide on how to apply for exchange to the University of Bergen (UiB).

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Step 1: Nomination


Nomination required

Your home institution must officially nominate you in UiBs online nomination portal before you can apply for an exchange period at the University of Bergen (UiB).

Contact your home institution coordinator to find out if you are elegible for exchange at UIB. We do not admit Free movers.

Nomination period:

15 March - 15 AprilAutumn semester or full academic year
1 September - 1 OctoberSpring semester

How to apply

After your home university has nominated you in UiBs nomination portal, you will receive two separate emails from UiB:

  1. Password and link to access Søknadsweb (UiB's online application portal).
  2. Information on how to complete your application.

Follow the instructions on how to log in and apply.

If you are already an exchange student at UiB and you want to exted your study period, you must submit an application for extension following the instructions given here.  It si not necessary to be nominated again.

Did not receive the UiB emails?

Password and link to access Søknadsweb will be sent from no-reply@uib.no.

  1. Check with your home institution that you have been nominated in our online portal.
  2. Check which email address was used in connection with your nomination (student or private email).
  3. Check your spam filter and remember to whiltelist no-reply@uib.no 

If you have not received the emails from no-reply@uib.no:

  1. Order a new password at Søknadsweb. A reply will be sent immediately.
  2. Send an email to incoming@uib.no to check if your email address is correctly registered.