International researchers at UiO

Welcome to UiO's support site for international researchers!

Are you newly affiliated with UiO as a guest researcher, international faculty member or doctoral research fellow? Here you find useful practical information for your stay in Norway. For specific inquires, please get in touch with your host unit.

Courses and events

Nov. 30, 2017 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM , Ole Johan Dahl's Building, 5th floor, Informatikksalen

The University of Oslo takes pleasure in inviting all international researchers and Ph.D. candidates who have joined our institution recently to an orientation meeting and common breakfast on Thursday, 30 November, 07:45-10:00 am.

Immediately after the breakfast, guests may take part in a guided tour of the University Library.

Dec. 5, 2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM , Lucy Smith's Building, 10th floor, Meeting room 2, (1002)

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”.

Dec. 6, 2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM , Lucy Smith's Building, 10th floor, Meeting room 3 (1003)

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”.

Jan. 31, 2018

The course provides an introduction to Norwegian society, cultures, public institutions and social services. This course is particularly designed for newcomers to Norway who are required to complete the 300 hours of Norwegian language and social studies as part of their rights and obligations under the Introduction Act. Primarily conducted online, this course serves as the prerequisite for taking Vox’s Test in Social Studies for adult immigrants.

Feb. 6, 2018 5:00 PM

The course continues where basic level 1 left off, taking you several steps further in coping with everyday life in Norwegian.

Feb. 7, 2018 9:00 AM

The course provides a "Norwegian survival kit" for newcomers.

Feb. 8, 2018 5:00 PM

The course continues where basic level 2 left off, taking you several steps further into the language used in everyday life in Norway.

Norway`s website for mobile researchers

Practical information from public offices for foreign workers in English, German, Norwegian, Polish, and Lithuanian

Join Norway International Network to connect with fun and interesting people in Oslo!

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