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Facilitation of special needs in everyday study situation

Students who have a disability, dyslexia or medical condition placing them at a disadvantage in their studies may be entitled to special needs provisions for their everyday study situation.

What kind of special needs provisions can you apply for?

You must have a certificate from a doctor or expert that documents your need. What kind of provisions you may be granted depends on your needs and must be considered individually.

Examples of provisions UiO can offer:

  • Loan of technical aids
  • Reservation of study space in the reading room
  • Help to plan your studies and find possibilities for special tuition arrangements
  • Providing information to lecturers and supervisors about your special needs.
  • Access to quiet rooms
  • Information about audio books (human voice/speech synthesis) and electronic books from the Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille (NLB). 
  • Help to apply for a mentor if you receive education as a measure through NAV.

Contact your faculty

Please contact your faculty as early as possible in the semester if you require facilitation of your everyday study situation.

For privacy reasons, you should not send sensitive information by email.

Special examination arrangements

If your disability or state of health results in substantial disadvantages in the examination situation, special examination arrangements can be made.

Physical accessibility

Below the maps of UiO’s buildings, you find information about accessibility to the building, location of restrooms, HC toilets, parking etc.

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