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Handling of sanctions and consequences

The Norwegian Government continuously updates its pages with information on the consequences of Russia’s attack on Ukraine. Some consequences may affect activities at UiO. 

See the Norwegian Government's FAQ pages on the consequences of Russia’s attack on Ukraine (Norwegian,

Of special interest to UiO

Bank transactions

As a sanction against Russia, the international payment system SWIFT will exclude a number of Russian banks. This will block bank transactions with Russia, which means that orderings of goods and services that entail financial commitment with Russia should not be carried out.

Norway halts all research collaboration with Russia

The Norwegian Government has announced that it will freeze all research collaboration with Russia. Read more on the research freeze here (only in Norwegian).


Employees must use UiO’s travel portal when booking travels. It is recommended to register travel information with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD).


Further information will follow.

Published Mar. 1, 2022 4:00 PM - Last modified Mar. 15, 2022 4:51 PM