How to apply for exchange

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

Step 2: Log in and apply


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.

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 Save 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 25 April (applies to restricted courses from all faculties except Faculty of Law). 

Exception: Faculty of Law. You do not apply for restricted law courses now (course code starting with JUS[xxx]). Instead you will have to sign up for these courses after getting access to UIB online registration system (studentweb) in mid-June. 

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

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

Click Save to continue.

You can make changes to your application until the deadline 25 April / 15 October