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Welcome Ceremony

Welcome to this year's Welcome Ceremony at UiB. The ceremony marks the start of your time here at UiB.

Velkomstseremoni UiB 2021 Illustrasjonsbilde
Picture from the Welcome Ceremony in 2019.
Lena Kleveland, UiB

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Welcome to the start of a new semester at UiB. We are pleased to be able to welcome new and old students back to a new semester. We hope to see as many as possible at the welcome ceremony! 

This year's ceremony will take place Monday 15th, 3 p.m at Muséplass. The ceremony is open for everyone!

During the welcome ceremony, we celebrate the beginning of a new academic year for our new and established students and staff.

Welcome to the opening of the academic year 2022-2023!


  • Arrival students 
  • Academic Procession
  • Speech by principal, Margareth Hagen
  • Speech by the leader of the Student Parliament, Aksel Haukom
  • Choir with Blandede Akademikere
  • Speech by Minister for Employment and Inclusion, Marte Mjøs Persen
  • Greetings from Mayor of Bergen, Rune Bakervik
  • Features about the student organisations
  • Mini concert with Norway's up and coming artist, Moyka!