Orientation and semester start
The Spring semester starts Monday 8 January 2018
This page will give you an overview of what will take place during the first week at UiO. Details of the events will be posted later.
Arrival at Oslo Central Station
For more information about getting to UiO and to the student residences, please also see Arriving in Oslo
The first week (8 - 12 January)
As a new international student you will during the first week at UiO be able to attend:
- Welcome meeting/event at your faculty
- Buddy activities organised by your faculty
- Joint events for all new students
- Norway in a Nutshell Monday afternoon
- Ice skating Tuesday afternoon
- Café tour at University campus
- Quiz game night
- Guided bus tour
- Orientation Day aimed at all new international students on Tuesday 9 January
- Police registration help (for non-EU students only) on Wednesday 10 January
As a new exchange student you will recive an e-mail from your faculty with detailed information about the semester start in November/December.
For more information and help, you can contact Knutepunktet - International Student Reception
Please note that some faculties may have other semester start dates. Please contact your faculty if you have not received any information or are uncertain about when to arrive.