Grieg Research School in Interdisciplinary Music Studies
International Fjord Summer School 2019

Practical Info

Here you will find all practical info regarding the course.

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Travel before event

The course starts in Bergen with registration at the KMD faculty main building.

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/12skCpn8rDk

Travel during event

Monday: After registration and our opening keynote, transport will be made available for registered participants.

Tuesday: The boat departs from Bergen harbor (Bryggen) at 12.30. Depending on weather conditions, the arrival time in Stord may change.

Wednesday: This day will in its entirety be at Rommetveit Campus. We will use city transport for this.

Thursday: The event finishes on the boat at 14.00.

Travel after event

We recommend using the express boat leaving at 14.10 from Leirvik kai (100 m from our docked boat) if you are heading to Bergen or Bergen Airport after the event.

  • Arrival Bergen Airport at 15.25
  • Arrivel Bergen City at 15.50

Express Boat Time Schedule (.pdf)


The Boat

Please follow this link to get an overview of the boat. We will also include the bulk of this information in our event app.

and food

The course fee includes the following meals:

  • Registration lunch*
  • Lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Tea, coffee and fruits during all breaks.

All other meals are covered by separate choices upon registration.


Staying at the boat

We have a limited number of cabins available at registration opening (February 1st). The announced price includes breakfast.

Staying at land

You are of course free to make your own accoommodation if you wish to do so. For other cheap stays, we recommend using AirBnb, and other booking sites such as Hotels.com and Booking.com. Contact us if you want recommendation for a hotel stay.

Monday to Tuesday: Bergen

Tuesday-Thursday: Leirvik (Stord)



Conference Dinner

Conference Dinner is available for sign-up at the registration. Binding registration is free for first 50 registrants.


Please direct questions not answered to: grs@uib.no

Event app

After registering for our course, you will get exclusive accesss to our event app. Here you will find the complete schedule, and be able to plan your own timetable and get contact info to other participants of the course.