Participate in the Welcome Programme for new international students at the start of the semester.
UiB's spring semester Welcome Programme is taking place 4 January 2019. You will be introduced to different aspects of being a student in Bergen through practical information and entertaining lectures.
The programme is is also an excellent opportunity to meet other international students, as well as ask questions to UiB staff members. Attendance is not obligatory, but we highly encourage all new international students to come. Pre-registration is not required.
Detalied programme will be announced in December.
Friday 4 January
Host: Catrine A. Waage, Division of Student Affairs
9:00 - 14:30
The University Aula, Muséplass square 3 (see campus map)
Entrance from Olaf Ryes vei through the Museum Gardens
|09:00||Meet and mingle|
|09:30||Welcome||Welcome speech by Vice-rector for Education, Professor Oddrun Samdal|
|09:45||All you need to know as a new UiB student||Practical information by Catrine Andersen Waage|
|11:30||Sammen||Onboarding with Sammen Counselling & Health|
|12:15||Enjoy Norwegian Nature||The Norwegian Trekking Association tells you how to best enjoy Norwegian nature and stay safe at the same time|
|13:15||Norway for dummies||Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde will give you an insight on how geography, topography and climate have influenced how Norwegians are today|
|14:30||Faculty Meetings||Each faculty will hold a meeting to give you some practical information about courses and the upcoming semester|
Monday 7 January
Orientation meeting, Norwegian Language Courses
|Egget, Student Centre (Parkveien 1)|
Wednesday 16 January
|12:00-15:00||Open house and stands||Kvarteret, Olav Kyrres gate 49|