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Welcome as a new Master's student

The start of the semester for new Master students is Wednesday, August 12th. On this page you will find an overview of everything you need to know and do before and during the first week.

Last updated Aug 17, 10:20 pm

Important regarding start of studies

Manditory Infection prevention course

All students must do an online manditory infection prevention course before coming to campus. Read more about infection prevention and do the course here.

Choosing courses autumn 2020

We look forward to greeting you on August 12th. Please note that the deadline for registration for courses in StudentWeb is Thursday 13th of August! Therefore, it is important that you review recommended courses in advance. You can find more information regarding this on your programme's pages (see below).

Information from your program about start of studies

Get familiar with the researchers, fields of study and which courses will be offered in the autumn of 2020:

How to sign up for courses

You sign up for courses in Studentweb through the "active courses" tab or via your individual study plan. You cannot register as a master student until you have obtained your studies.

It is advisable to wait for the actual registration until you have attended the welcome meeting on Wednesday.

Students who received a conditional offer and have met the conditions will be granted study rights and can sign up for courses no later than 11th August.

Digital teaching and meetings on Zoom

UiO's digital teachings and meetings take place largely with Zoom, including parts of the program for the master's week. All UiO students have access to this programme. It is therefore important that you understand how it works and set it up on your machine. See the following page with instructions.

Introduction Week 12th.-14th. August 2020

Usually, physical attendance during the master's week is mandatory. This semester, part of the program will be digital and the Orientation meeting is mandatory. You find the program for Wednesday and Thursday on the Start of studies-page for your program.

Wednesday - Orientation meetings for each program

Your program welcomes you and give important information. There is a digital alternative the same day. 

Thursday – Digital Q and A

Deadline for course registration has come. Join us on Zoom to ask any questions you may have. 

Friday - Seminar for all new Master students

Username and password

All students get a username on SMS before they start their studies.

Student Card, ID and access

The student card works as an admission card. Once you have paid the semester fee, you can also get the Student ID app on your mobile.

More information

Important dates and deadlines

August 12: Welcome meetings

August 13: Deadline registering courses

September 1: