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New student at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design

Welcome to study kick-off at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design (KMD). Below you will find the semester start programme. We hope this information will be helpful and prepare you for a flying start at the faculty.

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Week 33, 16-20 August, is set aside for different start-up activities, and will include information meetings on faculty and department level, as well as orientation about study programmes. You will meet academic staff members, fellow students, buddies and student advisors. 

Please also read the useful checklist for new international students.

The semester start programme is subject to change, so please stay tuned for updates!

Fine Art

Monday 16 August - Welcome Day
 
10:00 – 11:30: Welcome to the Art Acadamy (orientation meeting)
Location: Øvre Hall
13:00 – 13:45: Faculty Welcome Ceremony  
Location: Øvre Hall (pre-registration required)
15:00 – 15:45: UiB Welcome Ceremony 
Location: Muséplass (more information and pre-registration link)
 
Tuesday 17 August - Practical Day
 

09.00 – 09.30: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups BA, last name A-K)

12.00 – 12.30: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups MA)

13.00 – 13.30: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups BA, last name L-Å)

09:00 – 14:00: Guided tours - workshops
Location: Møllendal (pre-registration required)
 
Wednesday 18 August - Study Program Day
 
09:00 – 11:30: Semester kick-off for new BA and MA students in Fine Art
Location: Knut Knaus
12:30 - 13:00: Allocation of work spaces
Location: Nedre Hall
13:00 - 15:00: Meeting with tutors
Location: Nedre Hall
 
Thursday 19 August - Insperational Day
 
10:15 – 11:30: Inspiration Carousel: Good Vibrations - music, emotions & the brain (pre-registration required)
12:30 – 13.00: Inspiration Carousel: Joy Forum (pre-registration required)
 
Friday 20 August - Activity Day
 
09:30 – 14:00: Trip to Troldhaugen or KODE (pre-registration required)
 

Music Performance and Composition

Monday 16 August - Welcome Day
 

10:15 – 11:30: Welcome to the Grieg Acadamy (orientation meeting for BA students)
Location: GSS

13:00 – 13:45: Faculty Welcome Ceremony  
Location: Øvre Hall (pre-registration required)
15:00 – 15:45: UiB Welcome Ceremony 
Location: Muséplass (more information and pre-registration link)
 
Tuesday 17 August - Practical Day
 

10.00 – 10.30: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups BA, last name A-L)

10.30 – 11.00: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups BA, last name M-Å and MA)

09:00 – 14:00: Guided tours - workshops
Location: Møllendal (pre-registration required)
 
Wednesday 18 August - Study Program Day
 
09:00 – 11:30: Semester kick-off for new BA students in Music Performance or Composition
Location: GSS
12:30 - 14:00: Semester kick-off for new MA students in Music Performance or Composition
Location: GSS
 
12:30 - 15:00: Group meetings for new BA in Music Performance or Composition
 
Thursday 19 August - Insperational Day
 
10:15 – 11:30: Inspiration Carousel: Good Vibrations - music, emotions & the brain (pre-registration required)
12:30 – 13.00: Inspiration Carousel: Joy Forum (pre-registration required)
 
Friday 20 August - Activity Day
 
09:30 – 14:00: Trip to Troldhaugen or KODE (pre-registration required)
 

Music Therapy

Monday 16 August - Welcome Day
 
10:00 – 11:30: Welcome to the Grieg Acadamy (orientation meeting)
Location: Prøvesalen
13:00 – 13:45: Faculty Welcome Ceremony  
Location: Øvre Hall (pre-registration required)
15:00 – 15:45: UiB Welcome Ceremony 
Location: Muséplass (more information and pre-registration link)
 
Tuesday 17 August - Practical Day
 
09:30 - 10:00: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups)
 
09:00 – 14:00: Guided tours - workshops
Location: Møllendal (pre-registration required)
 
Wednesday 18 August - Study Program Day
 
09:00 – 10:00: Semester kick-off for new students in Music Therapy
Location: Prøvesalen
10:00 – 11:30: Student group meetings 
Location: Prøvesalen
13:00 - 15:00: Research presentations
Location: Prøvesalen
 
Thursday 19 August - Insperational Day
 
10:15 – 11:30: Inspiration Carousel: Good Vibrations - music, emotions & the brain (pre-registration required)
12:30 – 13.00: Inspiration Carousel: Joy Forum (pre-registration required)
 
Friday 20 August - Activity Day
 
09:30 – 14:00: Trip to Troldhaugen or KODE (pre-registration required)
 

Musicology

Monday 16 August - Welcome Day
 
10:00 – 11:30: Welcome to the Grieg Acadamy (orientation meeting)
Location: Room A312
13:00 – 13:45: Faculty Welcome Ceremony  
Location: Øvre Hall (pre-registration required)
15:00 – 15:45: UiB Welcome Ceremony 
Location: Muséplass (more information and pre-registration link)
 
Tuesday 17 August - Practical Day
 
12:30 - 13:00: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups)
 
09:00 – 14:00: Guided tours - workshops
Location: Møllendal (pre-registration required)
 
Wednesday 18 August - Study Program Day
 
10:00 - 11:30: Meeting with student mentor
Location Room A312
12:30 - 15:00: Research seminar
Location: Room A312
 
Thursday 19 August - Insperational Day
 
10:15 – 11:30: Inspiration Carousel: Good Vibrations - music, emotions & the brain (pre-registration required)
12:30 – 13.00: Inspiration Carousel: Joy Forum (pre-registration required)
 
Friday 20 August - Activity Day
 
09:30 – 14:00: Trip to Troldhaugen or KODE (pre-registration required)
 

Design

Monday 16 August - Welcome Day
 
10:00 – 11:00: Welcome to the Department of Design (orientation meeting)
Location: Knut Knaus
11.00 – 11.30: Student group meetings
Sted: Kullområdet
13:00 – 13:45: Faculty Welcome Ceremony  
Location: Øvre Hall (pre-registration required)
15:00 – 15:45: UiB Welcome Ceremony 
Location: Muséplass (more information and pre-registration link)
 
Tuesday 17 August - Practical Day
 

11.00 – 11.30: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups BA furniture)

11.30 – 12.00: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups BA viscom)

13.30 – 14.00: Student cards 
Location: Studentsenteret (mentor groups MA)

09:00 – 14:00: Guided tours - workshops
Location: Møllendal (pre-registration required)
 
Wednesday 18 August - Study Program Day
 
09:00 – 11:30: Semester kick-off for new BA and MA students in Visual Communication
Location: Tegnesalen
09:00 – 11:30: Semester kick-off for new BA and MA students in Furniture Design or Spatial Design / Interior Architecture
Location: Lyslabben
12:30 - 15:00: Drawing Workshop
Sted: Øvre Hall
 
Thursday 19 August - Insperational Day
 
10:15 – 11:30: Inspiration Carousel: Good Vibrations - music, emotions & the brain (pre-registration required)
12:30 – 13.00: Inspiration Carousel: Joy Forum (pre-registration required)
 
Friday 20 August - Activity Day
 
09:30 – 14:00: Trip to Troldhaugen or KODE (pre-registration required)