GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

The University of Bergen 

Bergen, Norway 

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

8 per semester (2 for fall, 6 for spring)

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Jorunn Sørdal
University of Bergen
P.O.box 7800, N-5020 Bergen
Norway
Tel: +47 55 58 90 27
E-mail: exchange-students@uib.no 

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Nedelina Naydenova 
University of Bergen
P.O. box 7800
N-5020 Bergen
NORWAY
tel. +47 55 58 89 66
nedelina.naydenova@uib.no

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

No difference

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

No

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

Medicine, dentistry, arts, music and design

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Medicine, dentistry, arts, music and design

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

No requirement but 30 ECTS is recommended.

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

In advance. 

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

Semester 1/Fall: 1 September
Semester 2/Spring: 1 February

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

No

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

No

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Upon arrival exchange students get assistance with the course registration. 
If students need counselling when choosing courses in the application period, they may contact us by mail: exchange-students@uib.no

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: 1 May
Semester 2/Spring: 15 October

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Click here.

Semester 1/Fall: week 32 (early August) – 20 December

Semester 2/Spring: week 1/2 (early January) – 20 June

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Semester 1/Fall: November and December
Semester 2/Spring: May and June

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

No

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Click here.  It is not mandatory, but recommended. Free of Charge. 

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

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All costs in Norwegian Krone (NOK)

HOUSING

NOK 3000

MEALS

NOK 3000

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

NOK 1600-3000 per semester

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

NOK 415

HEALTH INSURANCE

OTHER

Semester Fee: NOK 590

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

HOUSING OPTIONS

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

Separate 

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

There are no health facilities available

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

No

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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