Welcome to all new students!

Photo: Study Bergen

Welcome to all new students!

Written by: Study Bergen

Photo: Study Bergen

The start of a new semester is right around the corner, and Study Bergen would like to say a warm welcome to old and new students alike!

Although the formal opening of the academic year at most institutions will not be held untill week 33, some introductory programmes for international students starts earlier. Below we have gathered information and useful resources for international students from the the different institutions. We hope you will enjoy your time in Bergen. Welcome!

The university of Bergen

The introductory programme for new international students at the University of Bergen will be held Thursday 11 August - Tuesday 16 August.

Throughout the Introductory Programme new international students will be introduced to different aspects of being a student in Bergen and Norway through practical information and entertaining lectures. The programme is free of charge and an excellent opportunity to meet other new international students. No pre-registration is required.

You can find more information about the programne on UiBs web pages

The University College of Bergen

The welcome week at the University College of Bergen takes place from 15 August - 19 August. During this week new students will recieve all the information they need and there will be many opportunities to meet other international students and to get to know the city.

More practical information for new students at the Bergen University College can be found on their homepages


Norwegian School of Economics

The Welcome week at NHH starts August 15. During the first week at NHH there will be a matriculation ceremony and you will get information from the Students and Academic Affairs Office and the International Relations Office.

You are also invited to take part in many different social activities organised by the students.

To find more practical information about the Welcome week for international students, please visitNHH's homepages.

VID specialized university (campus Haraldsplass and Betanien)

Semester starts 15th of August in the Methodist Church in Fyllingsdalen. 

For more information about semester start at VID, visit their homepages

NLA University College

NLA University College has two seperate departments in Bergen. One at Breistein and one in Sandviken, and these departments have slightly different programmes for semesterstart.

The semester starts in week 33. 

The reception of new students is on the 16th of August both at Breistein and Sandviken.

You can visit their homepages for more information. 

Bergen Academy of Art and Design

The Bergen Academy of Art and Design opens it academic year in week 34. The official opening will be held in the University Aula, Muséplass 3, at 10.00, on Monday the 22th of August.

Practical information for new students at KHiB can be found on their homepages











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