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Buddy week at The Faculty of Law spring 2020

Welcome to The Faculty of Law at The University of Oslo. Here you will find the program for your buddy week.

If you arrive late, or find yourself lost at any point during the week, feel free to contact ELSA Oslo or the Information Center at The Faculty og Law.

Information about housing, residence permit and registering.


Time: Jan. 5, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM

At the digital Orientation Day we will provide you with important information about studying at UiO, student life at UiO and in Oslo, and how to register with the Police. 

Time and place: Jan. 5, 2021 4:30 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

The University of Oslo would like to welcome all new international students with a fun introduction to student life in Norway. 

Time and place: Jan. 7, 2021 6:00 PM10:00 PM, Zoom or another platform

Bring all your new friends for a Norwegian quiz night!

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Time: Jan. 20, 2021 12:00 PM3:00 PM

Join in for some traditional Norwegian ice skating in the midst of the city! The event requires registration beforehand.


Time and place: Jan. 30, 2020 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 2
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Time and place: Jan. 16, 2020 1:00 PM2:15 PM, Domus Juridica, Aud.1

The Norwegian welfare agency (NAV) has followed Norway’s own rules rather than the rules under the European Economic Area (EEA) when it withheld benefits from recipients who had traveled to other EU and EEA countries, and secured prison sentences for some of them.

Norway has also been found in violation of the European Convention of Human Rights in recent child protection cases by the European Court of Human Rights.

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Time and place: Jan. 16, 2020 1:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Juridica, Aud. 3

Machine learning, pattern recognition and digital data practices are increasingly commonplace in Law Enforcement. This presentation gives a general orientation about the rise of digital tools in law enforcement. Based on an extensive study of predictive policing software, it also argues that these tools have their own politics.

Time and place: Jan. 15, 2020 6:00 PM8:00 PM, OsloMet
Time and place: Jan. 10, 2020 10:45 AM12:30 PM, University square/ Universitetsplassen

Two groups at different times.

Time and place: Jan. 9, 2020 5:00 PM9:00 PM, Chateau Neuf
Time: Jan. 9, 2020 1:00 PM4:00 PM

Do you want to learn more about Oslo? Sign up for a free guided bus tour through the city! 

Time and place: Jan. 9, 2020 10:45 AM12:30 PM, University square/ Universitetsplassen

Two groups at different times.

Time and place: Jan. 8, 2020 5:00 PM, Meet up at Universitetsplassen
Time and place: Jan. 8, 2020 11:00 AM1:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus

International students who need help to register for Norwegian language courses in Studentweb are welcome to attend this course registration help.

Time and place: Jan. 8, 2020 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus A

The Oslo Police Department will be present at UiO and assist students that are non-EU citizens to register that you have arrived in Norway and to book an appointment.

Time and place: Jan. 7, 2020 10:00 PM, NOX/Sollihagen
Time and place: Jan. 7, 2020 12:45 PM3:00 PM, Auditorium 6, Domus Academica
Time and place: Jan. 6, 2020 6:30 PM11:59 PM, Chateau Neuf

Just arrived in Oslo? Join us, and the chance to meet other new students. We wish to welcome you to the University of Oslo and have a fun start to your adventure in Norway.

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Time and place: Jan. 6, 2020 10:00 AM4:00 PM, Oslo Central Station

You will meet a student welcome committee at Oslo airport (Gardermoen) and the Oslo Central Station and get help trough your first steps in Norway.