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 autumn semester Welcome Programme is taking place from Thursday 9 - Tuesday 14 August 2018. As a new international student you will find useful information on the pages for new students.

Visit the faculty - full programme

A visit to the Faculty of Social Sciences

On Friday 10 August 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 outside the Students' Information Centre on the third floor. They will answer practical and academic questions. The Centre is open for signatures on Learning Agreements and other documents. Coffee and snacks.
14:30 –  Preparations for the mentor week, games and pizza. Register for the mentor groups.

A visit to the University of Bergen Library 

On Monday 13 August from 10:30 - 11:30 we recommend that you visit the Library of Social Sciences for a lecture on library resources, services and guidance 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 September

→ 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