Information for students about the Israel/Gaza crisis
The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas has led to large civilian casulties and a humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Here can you as a students find relevant information.
The information on this page is being updated.
There are several students from Israel and Palestine who study at the University of Bergen, but there are no outgoing students to the conflict area.
Do you need to talk to someone?
Students who are affected by the war can make use of the following offers:
- Sammens psychologists and counsellors (free)
- The student chaplains in Bergen offers free hours for conversation to all students who want someone to talk to, regardless of their outlook on life
- Life crisis help at Bergen emergency room is Bergen municipality's offer to people in acute life crises
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all travel to or stay in Gaza and the regions (governorates) of Nablus and Jenin in the West Bank.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against travel that is not strictly necessary to the rest of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem: Travel advice Palestine (only in norwegian).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all non-essential travel to the whole of Israel: Travel advice Israel (only in norwegian).