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Welcome Programme

Throughout UiB's Welcome Programme you will be introduced to different aspects of being a student in Bergen and Norway through practical information and getting to know your faculty and courses.

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The first two days of the Welcome Programme for new international students will be online due to covid-19. The sessions will be live-streamed through Zoom: https://uib.zoom.us/j/69996109119?pwd=WWQrYVpyNytUdFF6RWFRVjY2V3dlZz09 

You have received an email with the passcode to join the Welcome Programme.

You will find all the informaton from the UiB session about practical information in our checklist for new international students

The presentations that were held during the Welcome Programme is all linked to in the box at the right hand side. 

If you can't find what you are looking for please contact your faculty or department/institute. 

Wednesday 11 August

10:00 Welcome

10:15 Practical information from UiB

10:45 Coronavirus: Advice and protective measures   
The occupational health service at UiB will provide an introduction about national and local infection control measures.

11:15 Welcome to Bergen – the student city! 
Get an introduction to Bergen from the viewpoint of UiB Erasmus trainee Maike. Where is everything? What shouldn’t be missing on your to-do/to-see-list? What are tips for a life on a student budget in Bergen? Join us for an overview of Bergen!

Thursday 12 August

10:00 Onboarding with Sammen- the Student Welfare Organisation
Sammen works to ensure that you as a student have a great time during your time in Bergen. 

  • What can Sammen offer the students? 
  • Tips and tricks from counsellors at Sammen Mental Health

11:00 Enjoy Norwegian Nature
As a student in Bergen you will live close to nature. Learn how to enjoy the Norwegian nature and stay safe at the same time. The Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) is Norway's biggest outdoor activities organisation.

Meet Your Faculty

Most faculty meetings will be held Friday 13 August, but the date and time for the welcome meeting will vary depending on which faculty you belong to. The link to your faculty page will be availble as soon as the detailes are sett.