University of Bergen is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Bergen, Norway.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately early August – end of December
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately early January – end of June

Academic Calendar

Requirements

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students (priority: Research master Medieval Studies) can take courses at the Faculty of Humanities. Subjects covered are Archeology, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Religion.

Students may choose courses at other faculties and departments, but will only be admitted as long as they have the necessary prerequisites, described in the course list and if there are places available at the course. 

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

English and Norwegian

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

In spite of the general high cost of living, you can manage fairly well on a tight student budget. An estimate of an average student budget in Norway is about NOK 10 400 per month (2016) for most expenses including housing, food, study materials, transport and activities.  

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

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Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

It is possible to take Norwegian Language courses.

Website

Factsheet

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046
internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)