University of Bergen


Universitywide / Faculty


This means this exchange destination is available to all students of Utrecht University

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Academic calendar

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

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Areas of study open to exchange students

Nomination/registration at Faculty of Humanities, taking courses at other faculties is possible. The following subject areas are not open for exchange students: Medicine, Dentistry, Fine Art, Design and Music Performance/Composition.

6 semester places at faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Geosciences and biology excluded). There are also 6 semester places in humanities, social sciences and law (nomination/registration necessary at the faculty of Humanities)      


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)

A Norwegian language course is available for all exchange students

Housing assistance

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

About E 1150,00 per month.

Detailed information


Normal study load per term in credits: 30 ECTS.

Grading system: A – F
Minimum pass: E

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.