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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 autumn semester 2015 will start on Monday 10 August.

Before you arrive

1. Accept your place of study

Check the admission offer in Søknadsweb.

2. Apply for visa/residence permit

Start the application process as soon as possible.

3. Apply for housing

Submit the application for student accommodation within the deadline 1 June.

4. Read about courses and registration

Exchange students can register for courses before they arrive. Full degree students must wait until they have arrived.

5. Getting to UiO

How to arrive at the UiO campus and student residences.


After arrival

Participate in the Orientation Week and buddy activities

The Orientation Week for Autumn 2015 starts Monday 10 August.

You will be part of a buddy group at your faculty. There is no need to sign up.

If you arrive after the Orientation Week, please contact Knutepunktet - International student reception upon arrival.


Semester start for Quota students


07 Apr
18:30, Helga Engs aud 2
10 Apr
16:00, Chateau Neuf
14 Apr
18:30, Helga Engs aud 2

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