• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University of Bergen

    Number of MAUI semesters you can accept during 2016/17 (not students):

    8 per semester

    General University Website:

    Click here.

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    Click here.

    Contact people for incoming students:

    Jorunn Sørdal
    Higher Executive Officer
    Tel/fax: +47 55 58 90 27 /55 58 96 45
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    University of Bergen
    Division of Student Affairs
    P.O.box 7800, 5020 Bergen
    Norway

    Contact people for outgoing students:

    Nedelina Naydenova 
    Senior Executive Officer
    Langes gate 3
    5007 Bergen
    NORWAY
    tel. +47 55 58 89 66
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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Click here.

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

    No difference

    Other important notes

    None

    Last updated

    19 August 2016

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All areas of study are open except clinical rotation courses at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (except when otherwise specified in the exchange agreement).

    Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English (list explicitly)

    Click here.

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All areas of study are open except clinical rotation courses at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (except when otherwise specified in the exchange agreement).

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    Yes

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

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

    None

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Clinical rotation courses at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

    Websites for course offerings

    Click here.

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    No requirement but 30 ECTS is recommended.

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    Upon arrival

    Language Requirements

    Adequate knowledge of English (assessed by partner university). 
    Courses in English literature and grammar may have additional requirements. 

    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

    No

    Are there any special advising or registrations 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Additional Notes

    None

    Last updated

    19 August 2016

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    Autumn Semester: 1 May
    Spring Semester: 15 October

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Click here.
    Autumn semester: weeks 33-51
    Spring semester: weeks 2-24

    Examination period(s)

    This varies, but normally: 
    Spring semester: May and June
    Autumn semester: November and December

    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

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Autumn semester 2016: part of the Introductory Program in early August, usually week 32.
    Spring semester 2017: part of the Introductory Program in early January, usually week 1/2. 
    It is not mandatory, but recommended. Free of charge. 

    Course registration deadline

    Autumn Semester: 1 September
    Spring Semester: 1 February

    Last updated

    19 August 2016

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in Euro

    (broken down below)

    Click here. All costs listed in Norwegian Krone (NOK)

    Housing

    NOK 3000

    Meals

    NOK 3000

    Course Materials

    NOK 1600-3500 per semester

    Local Transportation

    NOK 415

    Health Insurance

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    Semester Fee: NOK 590

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes

    Additional Notes

    None

    Last Updated

    19 August 2016

  • Housing and Student Life

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

    Yes. Click here.

    Housing options

    Click here.

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Click here.

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Separate

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Click here.

    Are internships available?

    No

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes

    Additional Notes

    None

    Last Updated

    19 August 2016

  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    23 May 2017