University of Oslo is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Oslo, Norway.

Academic calendar

Semester I: Early August – mid December
Semester II: Early January – mid June

Application deadline
Semester I: 1st of May
Semester II: 1st of November

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences / Educational sciences

Language of instruction

English

Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here

Cost of living

Norway is an expensive country and it takes a while getting used to the high cost of living.  As a student you will need a minimum of approximately NOK 11 500 per month in order to cover basic expenses.

To give you an idea of the living expenses for a student in Norway, we have put together a modest budget for one semester (all numbers are approximate):

Housing: NOK 17 500
Food: NOK 15 000
Books & Supplies: NOK 5000
Transportation: NOK 3000
Other expenses: NOK 12 000

Total for 5 months: NOK 52 500

During your first semester you must be prepared to use a substantial amount of money for setting up your household and for buying suitable clothing for the Norwegian climate.

Credits

Normal study load per term:
In Grades: A-F, A-E=pass
In credits: 30 ECTS = 1 semester

Number of places available

6 places per year. 4 for Social sciences and 2 for Educational sciences.

More information

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

Or contact the International Office:

International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659

Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)

Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building

Monday: 2 pm - 3 pm.
Tuesday: 12 pm - 1 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm

Please note: The International Office is closed from 29 July to 16 August.

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: io.sbs@uu.nl (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm

Contact

Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations)
Present: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer)
Present: Monday and Thursday

Loes van Velzen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Tessel Arendsen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday and Wednesday

International office of Utrecht University

For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.