Faculty of Social Sciences

Study at The Faculty of Social Sciences

Semester Startup autumn 2018

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.


Student sitting in the sun outside the faculty building.
Eivind Senneset

Welcome Programme for International Students

University of Bergen's spring semester Welcome Programme is held Thursday 4 - Tuesday 9 January 2018. As a new international student you will find useful information on these pages.

Visit the faculty - full programme

A visit to the Faculty of Social Sciences

On Friday 5 January at 13:15 you are invited to visit the Faculty of Social Sciences for orientation on courses and practical information. Meet up at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Fosswinckels gate 6, Stort Auditorium.
13:15 – 14:00 – Welcome, practical information on registration, exams and courses
14:00 – 14:30 – Welcome market
Departments and student advisers represented at stands
Information centre open for signature on Learning Agreements and other documents
Coffee and snacks

A visit to the University of Bergen Library 

On Monday 8 January from 10:00 - 11:30 there will be a lecture on finding your way around the library. You will learn about library resources, services and be guided in searching, writing and plagiarism. Meet up at the Library of Social Sciences, Fosswinckels gate 14, next door to the faculty.

Practical Information

→ Remember that semester registration deadline is 1 February

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

→ It is not possible to make individual exam arrangements

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

→ For signatures (Learning Agreement, Confirmation of Arrival/Departure) Contact the Information centre   at the Faculty of Social Sciences after semester registration 

→ Late arrival - see this checklist for important dates and deadlines