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Division of Student Affairs

FUNCTION AREAS OF THE DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS (SA).

Admissions and Verification

The Admissions and Verification function area is responsible for admission to basic study programmes through the NUCAS admission service, for admission of international graduate students and for validation and verification of prior-education documentation.

NUCAS

The Admissions and Verification function area is responsible for processing applications for admission to undergraduate study programmes at the University of Bergen.

Staff members who work in admissions to undergraduate study programmes:

Applicant enquiries are to be addressed to:

International Master’s admissions

The Admissions and Verification function area is responsible for admissions of international master’s degree students applying from abroad. This applies to English-language master’s programmes.

Staff members who work in admissions for international graduate student:


Applicant enquiries are to be addressed to: admission@uib.no

The Student Mobility function area is responsible for admissions under exchange agreements and programmes.

Other admissions

The Admissions and Verification function area is responsible for admissions to courses in Norwegian for refugees and immigrants. The Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies (LLE) is responsible for admissions to courses in Norwegian for employees.

Staff members who work in admissions to courses in Norwegian:

Applicant enquiries are to be addressed tonorsskurs@uib.no

Office for continuing or further education is responsible for admissions to continuing and further educational programmes.

Admissions forum

The Division of Student Affairs (SA) assists the faculties in admissions processes associated with admissions to master’s level programmes, admissions to PPU, admissions to the Grieg Academy etc.

Staff members from SA and each of the faculties are members of UiB’s admissions forum. The forum meets regularly to discuss admission processes and to arrive at joint solutions for carrying out local admissions.

Contact person for the admissions forum: Ida Fauskanger, tel. + 47 55 58 90 23

Verification and approval of prior education

Validation and verification unit (VVE)

The unit is being developed. SA will collaborate with the faculties and the HR department in the work to validate and verify educational documentation for student admissions, for researchers and PhD candidates. More information about the unit may be found on the Employee web pages.

General university and college admission certification

We also evaluate general university admission certification (particularly for applicants with educational background from a foreign country) as well as proven equivalent competence from prior work and skills, upon application. We also offer guidance for applicants.

Applicant enquiries are to be addressed to:

  • email: opptak@uib.no
  • Telephone: +47 55 58 43 00 (weekdays 10-14)