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Semester start for new international students

This information is aimed at students who have been admitted to studies at UiO, in order to prepare for their arrival and semester start.

Are you looking for admission to UiO?

Welcome to Oslo!

The autumn semester 2015 starts Monday 10 August.

Before you arrive

1. Accept your place of study

Check the admission offer in Søknadsweb.

2. Apply for visa/residence permit

Non-EU citizens must start the application process as soon as possible. EU-citizens should wait to register with the police after arrival in Oslo.

3. Apply for housing

Submit the application for student accommodation within the deadline 1 June.

4. Courses and registration

Exchange students can register for courses before they arrive. Full degree students must wait until they have arrived. See more about programme information and registration.

5. Getting to UiO

How to arrive at the UiO campus and student residences.

After arrival

1. Participate in the Orientation Week

Schedule for the Orientation Week Autumn 2015

Semester start for Quota students

Registrations for exchange students


01 Sep
10:00, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups House
02 Sep
12:45, Akershus Castle
03 Sep
10:00, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups House