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Checklist for new international students

As a new international student at UiB, you will need to complete compulsory registrations and other formalities during the first weeks of the semester.

Semester Registration

Studentweb is the students’ online registration service. All students must register on Studentweb at the beginning of each semester and this is also where you register for classes and exams.

Who:All students
Where: Studentweb
When: Deadline 1 September/ 1 February.  For exceptions, see below.
What you need: Your UiB registration numbers

Important deadlines for course registration

Some courses in Fine ArtTBA
Recommended deadline to sign up for courses to secure a placeTBA
Some courses in Mathematics and Natural Sciences16 August
Norwegian Language Courses (only for students with granted admission)TBA
Final registration deadline1 September

 

How to register for the semester

Log in at Studentweb

  • The first time you log in, you must choose Norwegian ID number and PIN at the login page.
  • Choose Send new PIN to your email and enter your UiB registration number:
    • The UiB registration number consists of 11 digits and is normally divided by a white space (6 + 5) when communicated to our students. When you use the number, you must make sure that you use it as an 11 digit number with no white space dividing it.
    • Your PIN is used to log in at Studentweb, open a user account, and access code with your student card.
  • Log in with your UiB registration number and PIN.

    When you have opened a UiB user account, you can also choose to log in with your username (format xxx000) and personal password instead (using Feide).

    Register for the semester and sign up for courses

    Click on the green button Start registration.

    1. Rights and obligations: You must confirm that you are aware of the rules and regulations that apply to students at UiB.
    2. Education plan: An overview of what you will study as part of your study programme/period at UiB. This is also where you sign up for classes and exams for your courses.
    3. Status and overview: Check that you have signed up for both classes and exams.
    4. Profile: Update your profile, including your semester address and emergency contact person.
    5. Confirmation: A confirmation will appear, and that means you have completed your semester registration.

    Semester address (your address in Norway)

    Make sure that you provide your correct postal address in Norway when you update your profile.

    • Still at home: Use the international address format and write your home address. Remember to update your semester address when you arrive in Bergen.
    • Already arrived in Bergen: Use the Norwegian address format and register your postal address.

    If you live at Fantoft Student Hostel your correct postal address is:

    [Your name]
    Fantoft Student Hostel
    P.O. Box [no.]
    5075 Bergen

    Start your registration now

    Exchange students only: Course changes

    Plan your semester

    Remember to check the course schedules and exam dates to make sure that the classes and exams for your courses do not overlap, before you register on Studentweb.You will find the schedules under Resources in the course description for each course.

    Course changes via the education plan at Studentweb

    You can add and remove courses from your education plan at Studentweb, either by yourself or with the assistance from UiB staff.

    Exception: It will not be possible to add a Norwegian language course to your education plan after 15 October.

    Sign up for courses after you have completed the semester registration

    Yes, it's possible

    After you have completed the semester registration, the green button will be deactivated. You can still make changes to your study plan, sign up for or delete courses, change classes, update your profile and more, within the given deadlines.

    Navigate at Studentweb using the top menu

    When logged in, use the menu at the top of the page to navigate. To see and edit your education plan (sign up for classes and exams), choose Studies in the top menu and your programme.

    Registration assistance

    Contact the relevant faculty by email

    Courses at the Faculty ofEmail
    Fine Art, Music and DesignRegular students: studieveileder@kmd.uib.no
    Exchange students: exchange-kmd@uib.no
    HumanitiesAll students: advice@hf.uib.no
    LawAll students: law-incoming@jurfa.uib.no
    Mathematics and Natural SciencesAll students: advice@mnfa.uib.no
    MedicineAll students: info@med.uib.no
    PsychologyRegular students: advice.psyfa@uib.no
    Exchange students: exchange@psyfa.uib.no
    Social SciencesAll students: studieveileder@svfa.uib.no

    Attend the Welcome Programme

    We recommend that you attend your faculty's information meeting during the Welcome Programme if you can. Useful information about courses and registrations will be provided there.

    Visit the Student Information Centre at your faculty

    If you still need assistance, you can visit the Student Information Centre at your faculty or the International Centre UiB. We are happy to help if you have any queries.

    Services provided at Studentweb

    Start of the semester

    • from week 25 to 1 September (autumn semester)
    • from week 50 to 1 February (spring semester)

    You can:

    • Register for the semester
    • Find the semester fee payment information (if applicable)
    • Register for classes and exams
    • Register your semester address
    • Register your emergency contact person

    During the semester