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New international students

This information is aimed at students who have been admitted to studies at UiO.

Welcome to Oslo!

The spring semester 2015 starts Monday 12 January with the Orientation Week for new international students.

Are you looking for admission to UiO?

Start of the semester step by step

1. Accept your place of study

Check the admission offer in Søknadsweb

2. Apply for visa/residence permit

Start the application process as soon as possible

3. Apply for housing

Submit the application for student accommodation as soon as possible

4. Getting to UiO

Getting to the student residences

Semester registration

  • For full degree students
    Register for courses and examinations and pay the semester fee before 1 September/1 February.
  • For exchange students
    Course registration, Learning Agreements and confirmation of arrival/other certificates for incoming exchange students.

Semester start for Quota students


28 Nov
16:00, Chateau Neuf
05 Dec
16:00, Chateau Neuf
09 Dec
12:45, Ticket window in the foyer
11 Dec
13 Jan
10:30, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus