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University of Bergen

Location: Bergen, Norway

Language of instruction: English and Norwegian. Courses for exchange students are taught in English. Norwegian proficiency is not required as an exchange student.

Autumn Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: January - June


  • The University of Bergen is situated in Norway's second largest city.
  • Our students love the fact that they can enjoy a bit of city life with plenty of cultural events and simultaneously make use of Bergen's unique opportunities for outdoor adventures.
  • In 2016 the University of Bergen received an award for Excellent International Student Satisfaction, based on almost 16,000 reviews from international students. This is only awarded to universities with an average rating of 9.0 or higher, on a scale up to 10. 

Area of study

See courses available in English

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from the University of Bergen. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.

Medical insurance, immigration & arrival

  • Medical insurance: Students must have health insurance for their stay in Norway. UiB does not offer health insurance to students. More information on health insurance requirements
  • Immigration: Information on residency permit

How to apply

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