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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 Orientation Week spring 2016 starts Monday 11 January.

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 November.

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 Spring 2016

Registrations for exchange students

Semester start for Quota students


16:00, Chateau Neuf
04 Dec
16:00, Chateau Neuf
11 Jan
10:00, Oslo Central Station, under the big timetable
12 Jan
10:00, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus
13 Jan
10:00, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus