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Full name of University

Universitetet i Bergen

Bergen

Number of MAUI/AEN
students you can accept
during 2015/16.
Indicate total number of semesters

Unlimited

Contact person for
incoming students
name, title, full address, phone,
fax, email

Sigrun Stefnisdottir
Title: Executive Officer
Tel/fax: +47 5558 9425/5558 9025
E-mail: exchange-students@uib.no

Contact person for
outgoing students
name, title, full address, phone,
fax, email

Nedelina Naydenova
Division of Academic Affairs
University of Bergen, P.o.box 7800,
5020, Bergen,
nedelina.naydenova@adm.uib.no
Tel 47 55588966

General University
Website

www.uib.no

International
Office/Website for
Incoming Students

http://www.uib.no/en/education/48741/admission-exchange-students

Areas of study open to
undergraduate exchange
students
list explicitly

All except medicine and odontology

Open undergraduate
areas of study taught in
English
list explicitly

http://www.uib.no/en/education/50052/courses-exchange-students

Are graduate areas open
for exchange?

                           Yes

Areas of study open to
graduate exchange
students
list explicitly

http://www.uib.no/en/education/50052/courses-exchange-students

Open graduate areas of
study taught in English
list explicitly

http://www.uib.no/en/education/50052/courses-exchange-students

Can advanced
undergraduate exchange
students take graduate
level courses?

No

Can graduate students
take undergraduate level
courses?

Yes

Areas of study restricted
to prior bilateral
agreements between
exchange departments or
faculties

 

                               Medicine, odontology

Areas of study not
available to MAUI/AEN
students

Same rules as for other exchange students

Websites for course
offerings
both in host language & English
offerings

http://www.uib.no/en/education/50052/courses-exchange-students

Are summer courses
available as exchange
(non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer
school website.

No

Orientation session(s) for
incoming students
Is it mandatory, indicate dates and
costs

First semester week 33
Second Semester week 1

Academic Calendar
Please list exact dates.

First semester; August -December
Second semester; January - June

Examination period(s)

End of November/beginning December
End of May/beginning June

If there is a break between
the academic course
calendar and exams, can
arrangements be made so
the student may take
exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December
and exams are late January).

No

Application deadline for
each term

First semester: 15 May
Second semester: 15 October

Application website.
If paper only, please write “paper
only.”

http://www.uib.no/en/education/49108/students-how-apply-uib-online-application-service

How does the application
and admissions process
differ for undergraduates
versus graduates?

No difference

Course registration
deadline

1 February
1 September

Do students register for
classes in advance or
upon arrival?

In Advance

Are prior arrangements
needed to secure a visa
before arrival in country?

Yes

Language Requirements

English

Language test certificate
required?
If so, which and when: before
admission or upon arrival?

No

Preparatory language
course for incoming
students?
Indicate dates and costs

 

Are there any special
advising or registrations
concerns that students
should be aware of? Are
services available to
assist in registration or
course selection?

 

Required minimum and
maximum number of
credits available through
the exchange
For both undergraduate &
graduate

30 ECTS per semester

Is housing assistance
available? How do
students apply, and is it
guaranteed?

Yes

Housing options

http://www.uib.no/en/education/49447/student-accommodation

Housing Website and
Contact Person(s)

http://www.uib.no/en/education/49447/student-accommodation

Do students apply for
housing with their regular
application or is it
separate?
Please list housing application
deadline.

Separate

Is housing available
between breaks in the
term?

Yes

Is there a campus meal
plan?

No

Total cost estimates per
month in Euro
(broken down below)

 

-Housing

375€ including electricity

-Meals

Lunch at the student's cafeteria, 6-12 €

-Books

approx 300 € per semester

-Local Transportation

50€ per month

-Health Insurance

Should be purchased while at home

-Other
(please indicate and specify any
mandatory additional fees)

 

Is comparable health
insurance coverage from
abroad allowed/not
allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other”
field above.

Yes

Are health facilities
available at the
university?

To a certain extent
http://www.sib.no/en/helse

Are internships available?

No

Are student jobs
available/allowed?

Yes

Other important notes

 

Last updated

28.11.2014