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UiB guesthouses

35 rooms, studios and flats available to rent for guest researchers, new international employees and other guests of UiB.

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Guesthouses are primarily rented through UiB units for their guests and new international employees.
All bookings must come through the UiB host unit.
No deposit is required for housing rental. Guest researchers and new international employees are considered guests/employees of the UiB department/UiB unit, and upon reservation guarantee for rent and for possible damage to the housing. 
Prices quoted are per month, and rental periods are from 3 weeks to 6 months, booking up to 6 months prior to  arrival date.
No pets allowed.

Finding and applying for a guesthouse

Search for availability in the electronic booking calendar.

Send requests for rental using the Electronic Application form.

Please provide the following information:

  • Institute or department placing the request
  • Arrival date
  • Departure date
  • Number of guests
  • Invoice to
  • Invoicing address
  • Request placed by
  • Email address
  • Name of guest
  • Email address
  • Guest’s connection to UiB
  • Other requests (e.g.  to reserve a special guest house)

Guidelines for rental of guesthouses at UIB. (being updated)

Rental payment can be made using the card terminal at the International Centre, by bank transfer or by internal invoice to UiB unit. 

Questions can be addressed to housing@uib.no or Doreen Ryland – ph. +47 55 58 20 28.

Presentation of Guesthouses

UiB Housing manages 22 bedsits and 13 apartments available for rent.
Apartments are private units with own kitchen, bathroom, and appliances include washing machine. 
Rooms all have private bath with shower. Shared kitchen, common facilities, and laundry facilities.
All housing is functionally furnished that includes kitchenware and appliances.

Allegaten 19/21 - 17 single rooms for 1 person, 1 double room for 2 people. Beds 90*200 in single rooms. 3 floors with shared kitchen on each floor.

Sydneshaugen 4, 8, 12, 14 - 15 Fully furnished flats, studios, and rooms with shared kitchen/common room. For long-term, 1 month minimum rental.
Sydneshaugen 4
1 studio apartment for 1 person (1 rooms apartment) (bed 90*200) Alcove *
2 1-bedroom apartments for 1 person (bed 90*200)
1 1-bedroom apartment for 2 people (bed 150*200)

Sydneshaugen 8
1 1-bedroom apartment for 2 people (bed 150*200)
1 2-bedroom apartment for 2 adults and 1 small child (under 8 years) (Bed 150*200, childbed 60*150)

Sydneshaugen 12
1 1-bedroom apartments for 1 person (bed 90*200)
1 1-bedroom apartment for 2 people (bed 150*200)
1 2-bedroom apartment for a family. Double bed (150*200) and bunkbed (90*200)

Syndeshaugen 14
3 single rooms for 1 person on 2nd floor (bed 90*200)
1 single room for 1 person on 3rd floor. Large attic room with sloping ceiling (seng 90*200)

Villaveien 9 - 2 1-bedroom apartment for 2 people (bed 160*200). For long-term, 1 month minimum rental.
The villas main floor is used for formal events, and this can occasionally cause noise. 

For more information contact housing@uib.no

Practical information when renting UiB housing

For safety reasons all guest must be registered. 

No pets allowed.


  • Collect and drop-off for keys at the International Centre, Parkveien 1, 2. Floor
  • Opening hours Monday-Friday 11.00-14.00
  • For guest arrival outside opening hours, keys must be collected in advance, or other arrangements must be made.
  • Check-in 15:00. Checkout 10:00. 


Remember to always mark the mailbox clearly with your name. 

Rent and Invoicing

  • Rent is quoted per month. 
  • The rent is invoiced in advance monthly.
  • The rent includes Wi-Fi, utilities, common costs and general weekly.
  • Payment by card at cardterminal at the International Centre, Parkveien 1, or by internal invoice to UiB unit. For invoicing to home institute/university, full address, contact information, references must be given prior to arrival. 
  • Deadline for cancellation no later than 4 weeks before arrival date. Cancellation fee will apply for later cancellations.


  • All guests must bring own bed linens (duvet- and pillow cover, sheets) and towels. (Some departments may have this for their guests).
  • All rooms have duvets and pillows. (140*200 cm and 50*70cm)
  • Proper bed linens must be used at all times.
  • Quilt/duvet- and pillow covers, sheets, and towels can be purchased at most home decor stores such as Bergen Storsenter or Sparkjøp, Jysk, Princess, Ikea

Furnishing and equipment

  • The guest houses have basic furnishing and standard kitchen equipment, including appliances and kitchenware.        


  • All inner-city parking is regulated by the Bergen municipality. More information on Bergen Kommune's webpages 

Issues and missing inventory

  • All residences are cleared and washed before rental. Any issues, broken or missing inventory or equipment, needs to be reported to Doreen Ryland at housing@uib.no or phone 55 58 20 28.
  • After hours and weekend assistance call 55 58 80 81.

Map of UiB Campus

  • Zoom in to see location of UiB housing at Sydneshaugen, Allègaten 19 and Villaveien 9.

Leaving UiB housing

Make sure you have all your personal belongings, and do not leave food items in the kitchen. 

Leave the keycard on the desk/table. 

Update your address with the following:

Always use your personal email for contact with public offices, never your UiB email.

UiB Internal Market

UiB employees can publish For Rent / Rental Wanted ads, both domestic and abroad, through the UiB “Internal Market” website.
Contact housing@uib.no for helt to place an ad.

Other housing options in Bergen

Hostel, guesthouses, and online listings

UiB has no contract agreement for alternative housing.

Some other accomodation options :

Looking for private housing:

Utleiemegleren  Professional and efficient brokers that can assist in finding suitable housing.
Finn.no  Most listings are found here, both for rental and purchase.
Hybel.no  Smaller housing, bedsits and shared housing for rent.

How to decipher housing ads that are only in Norwegian.