Faculty of Social Sciences
Study at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Meet the Faculty of Social Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences! We are very happy to have you as a student at our faculty, and wish that your stay here will be an interesting and rewarding experience.

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Thursday 5 January - Digital Welcome Programme

The University of Bergen offers a digital welcome programme on Thursday, January 5 for all new international students. More information is found here

Friday 6 January - Meet the Faculty

On Friday 6 January at 13:00 hrs. you are invited to meet staff from the Faculty of Social Sciences for orientation on courses and practical information.

For those of you who may not be able to attend the meeting, the presentation will be published afterwards.

The meeting will take place at The Faculty of Social Sciences, Fosswinckelsgate 6, Stort auditorium.

13:00 – 13:45 - Welcome and practical information on registration, courses  and exams.  

13:45 – 14:30 - Welcome Market - have some snacks, meet the study advisers and and ask questions

After the meeting, student advisers are available for individual consultations on practical as well as academic matters outside the Information Centre on the 3rd floor. You will also meet representatives from student organisations. 

 Practical Information

→  See this checklist for important dates and deadlines

→  Remember that semester registration deadline is the 1st of February

→  Make sure exam dates and lecture times of your courses do not overlap

→ MittUiB – your personal pages for timetables, curriculum, messages, course information

→ We kindly ask you to send Learning Agreements and Confirmation of Arrival/Departure online to the Information Centre  for signatures after semester registration.

Students with Special Needs

If you have a disability and need special arrangements, or are in a risk group for developing severe covid-19 disease, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can find a good solution for you.

The Faculty of Social Sciences can help you find solutions to support your learning environment experience. have a look at Special Arrangements or send an email to studieveileder@svfa.uib.no.

Special Arrangments for Examinations

The special arrangements are meant to compensate for disadvantages such as illness, injury or disability, enabling candidates to be tested as equally as possible. You find all the necessary information here.