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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Application Process Timeline


Here, we have compiled the important dates of UIB application process into a timeline, so that you can keep track of the various responsibilities you will need to take care of on your track to an exchange period at UIB.



Nomination period from partner institutions

15 March - 15 April (except for Music)

Application deadline for students

  • Register for restricted courses (except Law)
  • Upload documentation in Søknadsweb
  • Complete your application in Søknadsweb
25 April
Application deadline for housing (with housing guarantee)15 May
Letter of Acceptance will be in published in Søknadsweb10 June
Accept/decline offer of admission from UIB 15 June
Cancellation deadline for housing 19 June
Access to the online registration system Studentweb  24 June
Application period for Norwegian courses at beginner's level27 June - 1 September
Apply for residence permit (only for non-EU/EEA citizens)1 July
Application deadline for Norwegian courses at intermediate levelTo be announced later

Deadline for admitted students

  • Register as an UIB student
  • Register for exams
  • Pay the semester fee (if applicable)
1 September