University of Bergen
University of Bergen is a universitywide partner in Bergen, Norway.
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Semester I: 2nd week of August – 3rd week of December
Orientation generally commences in the 2nd week of August for Semester I and in the 1st week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place in November/December for Semester I and in May/June for Semester II.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
English and Norwegian. UiB offers a large number of courses taught in English for exchange students. You can apply for courses taught in Norwegian if you are proficient in one of the Scandinavian languages (Norwegian, Swedish or Danish)
All UiB international students have the benefit of guaranteed housing provided that you apply from abroad and are attending UiB for one semester or longer. Read more
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs are around 1150 EUR per month. (Estimate from 2022)
Normal study load per term in credits: 30 ECTS.
Grading system: A – F
|Number of places available|
6 (sciences) + 6 (humanities, social sciences and law)
Selection was necessary in the past few years.
You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:
Asia & Latin America
Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
North America & UK
Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
Australia, New Zealand, South Afrika & Spain*
Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Europe & Middle East
Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
Erasmus+ grant questions
The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.
For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.
Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30
Make an appointment via Teams
We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.
If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.