Time and place: Jan. 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Oslo Central Station

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

For those of you arriving at the airport we will meet you to the right of the arrival hall next to Peppes Pizza. If you arrive directly at the central station we will meet you inside by the big screen (clock) close to Burger King and the ticket machines. We will wear red UiO t-shirts, so you will be able to see us.

Time and place: Jan. 5, 2018 6:30 PM - 11:59 PM, Escape: Ole-Johan Dahls hus, Gaustadalléen 23 B

Just arrived in Oslo? Join us and get 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.

Time and place: Jan. 8, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 1

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. 9, 2018 10:00 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 1

At the 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. 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Rudolf Nilsens Plass, Oslo

Come across the city for some traditional Norwegian ice skating and fun activities at Tøyen.

Time: Jan. 10, 2018

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 for the event will be posted later.

Time and place: Jan. 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sophus Bugges Hus

International students who need help to register for Norwegian language courses on the StudentWeb are welcome to attend this course registration help at Sophus Bugges Hus.

Time and place: Jan. 10, 2018 3:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Blindern campus

Do you want to know where all the students disappear to after lectures? Come underground for a tour of some of the student cafés on campus!

Time and place: Jan. 10, 2018 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Escape, Ole Johan Dahls hus

Bring all your new friends for a Norwegian quiz night!

Time and place: Jan. 11, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Meet up outside Knutepunktet - the International Student Reception

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

Sign up here

Time and place: Jan. 23, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus

Get to know the different students associations at the UiO. 

Time and place: Jan. 23, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, Auditorium 3, Sophus Bugges hus
Picture of people skiing
Time: Jan. 27, 2018 - Jan. 28, 2018

Legend has it that Norwegians are born with skis on their feet. Do you want to learn how to ski?

We are organizing a cross-country skiing course in collaboration with OSI. 

Time: Feb. 1, 2018

The deadline to apply for special examination arrangements is 1 September for the autumn semester.

Time: Feb. 1, 2018
Time and place: Feb. 17, 2018 10:45 AM - Feb. 18, 2018 2:00 PM, Studenterhytta

Join us for an overnight trip to Studenterhytta, the largest of the student owned cabins. Get a good taste of "Norsk friluftsliv" in Nordmarka, meet new people, play cards, hang out in the sauna or just dance. Every Norwegian you will meet will say they love to go to "hytta"!


Time and place: Dec. 4, 2017 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM, Ole Johan Dahls hus, Escape

OSI Dans invites you to our Winter Party in Escape on Monday December 4th. Everybody is welcome, no matter if you are the club member or not, a student or non-student. Take your friends with you, even if they have never danced before!

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, RF-kjelleren, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

It is the end of the fall semester and Christmas is coming up! We welcome you to a Christmas celebration.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2017 11:55 AM - 1:00 PM, Stortinget, Akersgata

Join us for a tour of the Norwegian Parliament!

Time and place: Nov. 9, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Grupperrom 1 - George Sverdrups hus (3 etasje)

Member's meetings have as objective that members get to know each other and the work of the new board. Everyone who is a member or who is interesting in becoming a member can attend! To be a member is for free. A member can just attend the events or be active. You choose!

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Nobel Peace Center

The Nobel Peace Center was opened in 2005 by HRH King Harald V of Norway in a ceremony attended by the royal families of Norway and Sweden. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai was also present. The Center welcomes more than 200,000 visitors every year.

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Samfunnet Bislet, Pilestredet 52

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Seminarrom 4 - George Sverdrups hus

Vi treffes til et sosialt møte for å velge neste styret i LAF! Ta med deg mat fra ditt hjemland og bli kjent med andre som er interessert i Latin-Amerika

Time and place: Aug. 14, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Universitetsplassen, Karl Johans gate 47

The University of Oslo greets all new students with a traditional ceremony at the University Square.

Time and place: Mar. 30, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Samfunnet Bislet

Do you want to learn a new language or improve your language skills? Join the monthly Language Café.