Accommodation for international researchers

As soon as your plans for a research stay at UiO become definite, you should make finding suitable accommodation a top priority. This holds especially true if family will be accompanying you.

Options depend on the length of your stay and your type of affiliation to UiO.

Note: Applications for researcher housing must be made by the host department on behalf of the researcher. For legal reasons, direct inquiries from researchers cannot be processed.

Note: To obtain a Norwegian social security number you need a housing contract for at least 6 months.

Stays of 2 - 12 months

Stays of more than 1 year

Researcher housing at UiO is available up to 1 year. After that a researcher must choose between:


To apply for a researcher apartment contact your host department at UiO.

For tenants