Universitetet i Bergen is a universitywide partner in Bergen, Norway.

Academic calendar

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


No, but for some (Medicine) courses a good command of Norwegian is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Dental Studies
  • Economics
  • Geosciences
  • Language and Literature Studies
  • Law
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics and Technologies
  • Media and Communication
  • Medicine and Health (students must understand lectures given in Norwegian language)
  • Psychology (must come from a direct agreement within psychology)
  • Social Sciences
Courses at Master’s level


Housing assistance

UiB cooperates with the Student Welfare Organisation (SiB) to make sure that most of our new international students can secure housing before they arrive in Bergen. As a new exchange student you are therefore guaranteed accommodation in one of SiB's student hostels if you:

Are staying at UiB for one semester or longer, and
Arrive at the start of the semester (rent must be paid from 1 August).

Read more.

SiB Housing application.


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

3 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.


More information

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


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.