When you travel as an employee at UiB, you will keep your salary from UiB. The salary will be paid to the bank account number you have registered in self service portal. You can change the bank account number to a foreign bank abroad. The salary is paid to you in NOK and you must cover the exchange fee. You can also add a temporally change of address in Pagaweb during the mobility period.
Stipend and scholarship
Link to stipend and bequests
- Legater and stipend UiB
- Erasmus exchange for employees
- Peder Sather Center
- Marie Sklodowska-Curie - Postdoctoral Fellowships
- The Research Council of Norway- Research Stays Abroad
- The Research Council of Norway- Portfolios
Only for Ph.D and Postdoctors
- The Research Council of Norway- Funding for Research Stays Abroad for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows
Please, visit Division of Research and Innovation site for more information regarding financial possiblities. (uib.no)
Tax treaty with USA
Norway has a tax treaty with USA. If you are taxable to Norway you can apply for tax reduction (article 15) for your income during your research stay.
How to apply:
There is not a specific form for this. You can use contact form in altinn.no:
Log into altinn.no and click "new form", type contact form in the top search bar.
You must apply for a tax reduction according to the tax treaty between USA and Norway article 15. You must state the reason for applying and attac your letter of invitation.
This is a pre- approval. The real tax reduction is claimed when you fill in your tax return.