Faculty of Psychology

Studystart 2018

Semester Start Autumn 2018

We would like to wish all new exchange students welcome to the Faculty of Psychology. We are delighted you have chosen us as your exchange destination, and look forward to meet you in August. On these webpages, we hope to provide you with useful information to make the start of your semester with us as effortless as possible.

Thursday 9th August

Welcome Programme for International Students

The Welcome Programme for the autumn semester at UiB is held Thursday 9 August - Friday 10 August 2018. As a new international student you will find useful information UiB new student website.

Friday 10th August

Visiting the Faculty of Psychology

All incoming exchange students to the Faculty of Psychology are invited to visit us at the Faculty of Psychology, Christies gate 12, auditorium 129.

13:00 - 14:00 Orientation Meeting

Practical information about the semester ahead from the International Coordinator and the Dean at the Faculty of Psychology.

14:00 - 15:30 Complimentary late lunch at the student cafeteria on the second floor

Lunch and mingling with everyone including the psychology mentors, the International Coordinator and the Dean.

UiB Campus Map

18:00 - 22:00 Meet your mentors at Kurerbar, Christies gate 12, main floor

Information about the forthcoming mentor week, games, quiz, snacks, and soft drinks.

Monday 13th August

15:00-16:30 Official Welcome Ceremony at UiB.                              


Mentor week program

22:00 Mentor gathering at Garage 

Tuesday 14th August

09:00-15:00 Meet our Student Organisations

Meet a range of Bergen’s student organisations within culture, politics, sports etc. This is a good time to find an organisation that suits your interests. 

Place: The Student Centre (Campus map index no. 14)


Mentor week program

17:00 Canonball with Psykologisk kanonball

18:00-21:00 Hike up to Fløyen with BSI Friluft.

Meeting place: outside of Fløystasjonen.

22:00 Mentor gathering at Ricks 


Wednesday 15th August

Mentor week program

17:00- 22:00 "Bar to bar"

22:00 Mentor gathering at Jovial


Thursday 16th August

12:00-15:00 Sports day at the student center.

18:30 Movie at the faculty of Law.

22:00 Mentor gathering at Lille


Friday 17th August

11:00-13:00 Student life at the faculty.

Meet PSF and other subgroups at the faculty of psychology. Get acquainted with the studentorganizations, the Information Center, the library, student rooms and reading rooms at the faculty. Get answers to questions you have about student life at the Faculty of Psychology.

Place: Christies gate 12.

Mentor week program

14:00 - 20:00 Fjordsightseeing

20:00 "Helhus" at Kvarteret with the faculty of medicine and the faculty of mathematics and natural sciences.


Saturday 18th August

Mentor week program

18:00 Gala dinner at Hotel Scandic Ørnen


Sunday 19th August

Mentor week program

11:00 Hike up Ulriken and over Vidden with BSI Friluft.

Meeting place: Ulriksbanen.

Practical Information

 Remember the semester registration deadline is September 1.

  •  Make sure that your exam dates and lectures do not conflict with each other.
  •  It is not possible to make individual exam arrangements.
  •  MittUiB is your personal pages for time schedules, curriculum, messages, course information, etc.
  •  For signatures on your Learning Agreement and Confirmation of Arrival/Departure, please contact the Student Information Centre at the Faculty of Psychology, Christies gate 12 (main floor)
  •  Late arrival - see this checklist for important dates and deadlines