University of Oslo

University of Oslo (Norway) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Oslo is a very vivid and safe city.

Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Autumn semester: mid-August — mid-December
  • Spring semester: beginning of January — mid-June

See: Academic Calendar.


Adequate English proficiency.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences, Social Geography and Planning.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes, for exchange students housing is in principle guaranteed. See: Housing for international students.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 1.100,-. See: Budget and cost of living.


A full semester’s workload consists of 30 studiepoeng (= 30 EC). See: Credits.

Number of places available
  • Earth Sciences: four places of ten months
  • Human Geography and Planning:
    • Bachelor: two places of five months
    • Master: two places of five months