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Introduction week for new Master's students at the Department of Informatics

Welcome to 3 days of compulsory lectures, and social activities - an academic and social start to your studies.

Use the opportunity to network, and get to know both your fellow students and the research groups at the institute. Get help to choose courses and get an overview of the curriculum.



The introduction week will take place on the 13th, 14th and 16th of August. There will be no compulsory lectures on Thursday the 15th.


Please note that the program is being updated continually!


All lectures are in English, unless otherwise specified.


Tuesday, August 13th

Time Place Subject Lecturer
10:30-10:45 Auditorium Simula Welcome Ellen Munthe-Kaas (Head of Department)
10:45-11:30 Auditorium Simula Master's studies at the Department of Informatics Student administration and Ragnhild K. Runde
11:45-13:00 Software: Simula auditorium Orientation meetings for each study program  
Distributed systems and networks: Seminar room C
Information Security: Seminar room Caml
Design, Use, Interaction: Seminar room Shell
Language Technology: Seminar room Prolog
Robotics and Intelligent Systems: Seminar room Pascal 
Entrepreneurship: Seminar room Logo
Computational Science: Seminarrom Perl 
13:15-15:00 Kjeller, bus (12:40 from the turnaround outside OJD) Information meeting for Cybernetics-students by ITS ITS
13:00-16:00 IFI Pizza and orientation meetings with the research groups (not compulsory)  


Time Place Subject Lecturer
Wednesday, August 14th
09.15-10.00 Auditorium Simula Introduction to library services The library
10.15-12.00 Auditorium Simula Research methodology (focusing on the required knowledge to read scientific papers) Kristin Braa
13.15-15.00 Auditorium Simula Introductory course to UNIX and Linux (for students with little to no previous experience)

Dag Langmyhr


17:00-02:00 Escape

Duct tape party

(not compulsory)

Cybernetisk Selskab


Thursday, August 15th
The 4th floor reception area at IFI, in the Ole Johan Dahl building. Help with course registration The student administration

Friday, August 16th

Time Place Subject Lecturer
09.15-12.00 Auditorium Simula Ethics, including intro on academic honesty Maja Van Der Velden
13.15-15.00 Auditorium Simula Get to know  SINTEF,  Simula, StartupLab and Gründerskolen, ITS (Unik)





Thursday, August 22nd


Time Place Subject Lecturer
16:00 Escape Masterkickoff with the Police IT-services.  Registration required Dagen@ifi
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