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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What happens after the applicaiton deadline?

Familiarize yourself with the information given in this webpage, as important deadlines will be mentioned.

Admission and Letter of Acceptance


Your application will be assessed and processed by the International Admission Team and by the relevant faculty and department at UIB.

An overview of all granted/rejected courses (if any) will be available in Søknadsweb by 10 June.

If you have any inquiries regarding course rejection, you must contact the relevant department directly. You will find the contact email address in the course description online.

Letter of Acceptance

The Letter of Acceptance will be issued online and published in Søknadsweb by 10 June. An email notification will be sent as soon as your letter of acceptance is available.

We will not send you a paper copy of the Letter of Acceptance.

"Under consideration"

The status of your application will be set to Under consideration at Søknadsweb until the assessment process is completed and you are requested to accept the offer of admission.

Accept the offer of admission

After the assessment process for admission is completed, you will be requested to accept/decline the offer given by UiB. 

  • Notification of admission will be given by email.
  • Confirmation of acceptance/decline must be done in Søknadsweb by 15 June.
  • You can safely accept the offer even if you do not know if you will be able to travel to Norway.
  • You must accept the offer of admission within the deadline, even if courses you applied for have been rejected.

Register and sign up for courses

Register at Studentweb

On 24 June you will get access to our online registration services for students (Studentweb). Here you can sign up for courses and make changes to your study plan (if needed).

Students must register at Studentweb and sign up for courses, lectures and exams every semester.

 Registration deadline:

1 September for the autumn semester
1 February for the spring semester

Course schedules and exam dates: Before you sign up for courses, you should check the course schedules and exam dates to make sure that the classes and exams for your courses do not overlap. These are published on 1 June (autumn courses) and 1 December (spring courses).

How to register at Studentweb

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