Universitetet i Bergen is an exchange partner in Bergen, Norway. This destination is specifically for bachelor and master Meteorology and Oceanography students, master Biology and bachelor Mathematics students of the Faculty of Science.

Academic calendar

General information

Semester I: 2nd week of August – 3rd week of December
Semester II: 1st week of January – 3rd week of June


No, but for some (Medicine) courses a good command of Norwegian is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science UU and  the University of Bergen in the Departments of Biology, Mathematics and Meteorology/Oceanography.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes, in most areas mentioned above. 
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Language of instruction


Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

950 euro per month.

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Normal study load per term

in credits: 30
in courses: 2 – 3

Grading system: A – F
Minimum pass is: E

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Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.


More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via science.internationaloffice@uu.nl, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address e.h.achterberg@uu.nl