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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 2: Log in and apply

Exchange

Log in to Søknadsweb

You will receive two emails from us after you have been nominated by your home institution:

  • One email with your password to Søknadsweb (remember to check your spam filter).
  • The other email with application instructions.

How to log in

  1. Go to Søknadsweb's login page.
  2. Choose International Applicant (do not log in using Feide).
  3. Log in using your email address (do not register as a new international applicant).

Complete your profile

Personal information: If the information filled in by your home university is incorrect (name, nationality or date of birth) please send an email to incoming@uib.no.

Home address: It is important that you fill in your complete home address. Include the following:

  • Street number and name
  • Postal code and postal area
  • Country

Please do not use a P.O. Box address or your university address.

Click Next to continue.

Select faculty and courses

1. Choose the relevant faculty and semester(s)

This will depend on the lenght of your study period at UiB (one or two semesters).

2. Select courses according to the instructions given at Søknadsweb

The UIB course list for exchange students consist of open courses and restricted courses. 

You apply only for restricted courses in Søknadsweb within the deadline 25 April.

Exception: Faculty of Law. You do not apply for restricted law courses in Søknadsweb (course code starting with JUS[xxx]). Instead you sign up for these courses after getting access to UIB's online registration system (Studentweb) late in June. 

Please note that if you plan to take open courses only or restricted courses at the Faculty of Law, you do not apply for any courses in Søknadsweb. You sign up for these courses after you get access to UIB's online registration system (Studentweb), late in June. This also applies to the Norwegian language courses

Read about courses for exchange students before you look through the course list.

Click Submit your application to continue.

You can make changes to your application until the deadline 25 April