Start of studies - Spring 2018

The Spring semester 2018 starts Monday 8 January.

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Events at semester start for all international students

05 Jan.
10:00 AM, Oslo Central Station
05 Jan.
6:30 PM, Escape: Ole-Johan Dahls hus, Gaustadalléen 23 B
08 Jan.
3:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 1
09 Jan.
10:00 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 1
09 Jan.
12:00 PM, Rudolf Nilsens Plass, Oslo

Program for start of studies at your faculty

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

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 January at Blindern campus
  • EU-citizens
    Wait to register until arrival in Oslo, and hand in your documents to Knutepunktet throughout January

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.