Faculty of Psychology
Studystart 2019

Semester Start Autumn 2019

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.

Semester Start and Mentor Week programme

Thursday 8 August

09:00 Opening Session for International Students in Grieghallen

For details, visit the UiB welcome programme website.

Friday 9 August

Meet the Faculty of Psychology

All incoming exchange students to the Faculty of Psychology are invited to visit us in Christies gate 12 on this day.

11:00 Orientation Meeting

Practical information about your studies and information about the Mentor Week, auditorium 128 in Christies gate 12.

12:00 - 13:30 Complimentary lunch at the Sammen cafeteria on the second floor

Lunch and mingling with everyone including the International Coordinator at the Faculty of Psychology.

19:00 - 22:00 Social get together at Kurerbar 

Get to know mentors and other students at the Faculty Student Bar, ground floor, Christies gate 12.

UiB Campus Map

Monday 12 August

10:15 - 14:00 First lecture begins for PSYCH310A Culture, Positive Development and Health.   

14.45: The UiB Official Welcome Ceremony - Start of the Mentor Week! Meet your mentorgroup! Place: Muséplass

20.00: Get to know your mentor group. Place: ask your mentor

22.00: Social get together. Place: Underlig and Jeppe 

Tuesday 13 August      

09.00 - 14.00: Student organisations on stands at the Student Centre

15.00 - 22.00: Try a student organisation at the UiB Campus

19.00: Social get togheter and quiz at Kurerbar

22.00: Concert at Hulen/Kvarteret.

Wednesday 14 August

17:00 - 22.00: "B2B" - Bar Crawl. During this race you will get to know the city of Bergen and solve different challenges.

22:00: Social get together at Ricks

Thursday 15 August

11.00 - 16.00: Sports day at the Student Centre.

18.00 - 22.00: Game and pizza night at Kurerbar

22.00: Social get together at Hulen.

 Friday 16 August

14.00 - 16.00: Fjord Sightseeing by boat. 

16.00 - 20.00: Partyboat with "Midthordaland"

  • 16.00: First group
  • 18.00: Second group

20.00: Social get together at Kvarteret

Saturday 17 August

18.00 - 22:00: Gala with dinner at Scandic Ørnen (Hotel Scandic Eagle)

Sunday 18 August

10.00 - 18.00: Hiking in the Bergen mountains. 

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