Start of studies - Autumn 2018

The Autumn semester 2018 starts Monday 13 August.

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Events at semester start for all international students

10 Aug.
10:00 AM, Oslo Central Station
10 Aug.
6:30 PM, Escape
13 Aug.
3:00 PM, Universitetsplassen, Karl Johans gate 47
14 Aug.
10:00 AM
15 Aug.
10:00 AM, Place: Basement in Georg Sverdrups Hus
16 Aug.
12:00 PM, Outside the Department of Chemistry

Start of studies programme

Your faculty welcomes you with information meetings, activities and other academic and social events.

More information about the start of studies programme for new exhange and Master's degree students will be published here. 

Buddy system for exchange students

New international students at exchange programs are invited to take part in a buddy group during the start of the semester.

Start of studies for master students

Some of our master's programmes invite you to a welcome meeting and social events during semester start. Check if your programme has special arrangements planned.

Go to start of studies for master students

Police registration

  • Non-EU citizens
    Attend the police registration day in August at Blindern campus
  • EU-citizens
    Wait to register until arrival in Oslo, and hand in your documents to Knutepunktet throughout August

Personalized key card

Students who are staying in Oslo less than 6 months and do not have a Norwegian ID number, will be issued a personalized key card. You can obtain this card at the SiO Customer Service Centre after you have completed the semester registration in StudentWeb. 

IT services

Some students will receive their username for the IT services by SMS before the semester starts. Students who do not receive the SMS can collect their username at Houston IT services or the local student IT office at your faculty after arrival in Oslo.