You have a right to continuous professional development, and to attend courses during working hours.
UiO offers its employees a number of courses. Use the course list to familiarize yourself with the courses that are offered.
Working with Norwegians
May 29, 2013 04:30 PM
Would you ever play chess without knowing the rules? Working in Norway without awareness of the cultural codes might feel just like that - and cause unexpected misunderstandings, frustration and anxiety… This is why UiO recommends its non-Norwegian staff to take part in the cultural training course “Working with Norwegians”.
Norwegian for International Researchers - Basic Level 1
May 30, 2013 05:00 PM
The course provides a "Norwegian survival kit" for newcomers.
Norwegian for International Researchers - Basic Level 2
Sep 2, 2013 09:00 AM
The course continues where basic level 1 left off, taking you several steps further in coping with everyday life in Norwegian.
Norsk for internasjonale forskere - norskkurs for viderekomne
Sep 2, 2013 01:00 PM
Dette kurset er for deg som allerede snakker norsk i hverdagen, men som ønsker å få et mer korrekt språk og et større ordforråd.
Norwegian for International Researchers - Basic Level 4
Sep 3, 2013 05:30 PM
When completing this last one of the four basic level courses you should be well-equipped for everyday life in Norway.
Norwegian for International Researchers - Basic Level 3
Sep 5, 2013 10:00 AM
The course continues where basic level 2 left off, taking you several steps further into the language used in everyday life in Norway.