Student Pages
Semester Startup

New Student

Welcome to the University of Bergen! This is what you need to know during your first weeks as a UiB student.

Three international students in the streets of Bergen
We will guide you through the formalities you need to complete.
Eivind Senneset

Checklist for new students

This is what you need to know to complete the necessary registrations and formalities during semester startup at UiB.

Welcome programme

We encourage all new students to attend our Welcome programme at the start of each semester. 

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?

Meet your faculty

As a part of the Welcome programme, the faculties arrange orientation meetings and visits to the departments.

Student organisation

Get involved and join one of Bergen's more than 100 student organisations and activities! Some might also be especially relevant for international students.

Campus Living

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.

Guide to student life in Bergen

Our former blogger gives you an insight to student life in Bergen.


Frequently Asked Questions

Are you having trouble finding an answer to your question? Try our FAQ.