This page provides important information aimed at students who have been admitted to studies at UiO, in order to prepare for their arrival and semester start. Are you interested in applying, see Admission to UiO.
Welcome to Oslo!
The Spring semester 2020 starts Monday 6 January.
- Apply for housing by 1 November
Choose single furnished room with the arrival date 2 January.
- Apply for VISA/residence permit
- If you are a non-EU citizen you must start the application process as soon as you receive admission to UiO.
- Set up your IT user account
Most students will receive their username for the IT services by SMS before the semester start. If you do not receive the SMS you can collect your username after arrival in Oslo.
- Course registration
Exchange students can register for courses in Studentweb from 3 December.
If you require special needs provisions for your everyday study situation, please contact your faculty as early as possible.
Attend our Meet & Greet service and the event First Night in Oslo on Monday 6 January. Check the outline for the semester start week.
Check what we recommend you to pack before your arrival.