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Understanding Norway: Culture, work life, and well-being

We welcome all international employees to our culture seminar to give you the tools and insights needed to understand the Norwegian culture and how it plays a part in your work life and well-being.

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🌍 Welcome to "Understanding Norway: Culture, work life, and well-being!"

We understand that adapting to a new country, a new culture, and a new work environment can be both exciting and challenging. This is why we have made this workshop to provide you with tools and insights to help you understand the culture in Norway and at the University of Bergen.

Our Three Pillars: Culture, Career, and Well-being

Our seminar is structured around three crucial pillars - Culture, work life, and well-being. These pillars are the keystones to your success in your professional and personal life in Norway.

  1. Culture: Understanding the unique customs, traditions, and values of Norway is key to forging meaningful connections and thriving in your new environment.

  2. Work life: We'll guide you through the intricacies of Norwegian working life and how the Norwegian culture affects Norwegian working life

  3. Well-being: Your mental health and overall well-being are important. We'll explore strategies for maintaining balance and staying resilient throughout your journey.

What You Can Expect:

Over the course of these two hours, you will engage in interactive discussions, gain valuable insights, and connect with colleagues who are going through similar experiences. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to adapt in your new home away from home.

After the seminar

We are happy to invite you to join us for a light meal after the seminar to let the day's topics sink in and to get to know each other.

🌟 We look forward to seeing you there!


The seminar is aimed at new employees, but other employees may attend too. If the seminar gets fully booked, new employees will be prioritised.