Accommodation for international researchers

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

Since the demand for reseacher housing at UiO usually by far exceeds existing facilities, private housing options should be considered and investigated from the very beginning in addition to an application to the Researcher Housing.

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

Maximum contract period for Researcher Housing at UiO is 12 months. After that the researcher must choose between:


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

For tenants