Welcome to the University of Bergen! This is what you need to know during your first weeks as a UiB student.
Checklist for New Students
This is what you need to know to complete the necessary registrations and formalities during semester startup at UiB.
Stay tuned for UiB's spring semester Welcome Programme 2023.
We will hold a digital introduction meeting for all new international students in Zoom on Thursday 5 January. The programme will introduce you to different aspects of being a student in Bergen. Detailed programme will follow.
The faculty meetings will be held on campus on Friday 6 January. More details will follow.
Arrival and Directions
When will you arrive in Bergen, and where do you need to go? And what about student housing, late arrival and important dates during semester startup?
Get involved and join one of Bergen's more than 100 student organisations and activities! Some might also be especially relevant for international students.
Find out what we offer students in Bergen in terms of housing, cafeterias, training, sports and health services, as well as information on student life and safety.
Enjoy Norwegian Nature
Students in Bergen live close to nature. Make sure to enjoy it and be safe at the same time. The Norwegian Mountain Code (called "Fjellvettreglene" in Norwegian) is a collection of nine simple rules, that will help you stay safe while hiking.
You should also check out The Norwegian Trekking Associaton's Website for everything you need to know, before starting your adventure.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you having trouble finding an answer to your question? Try our FAQ.