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Pre-Arrival Guide

Before arriving in Norway, make sure you complete the steps listed here. These are relevant for international exchange students, and international Master students.

Accept your place and notify OsloMet of any special needs

Master's Degree students

Accept your place in "Søknadsweb". The deadline is approximately 10 days after receiving your offer.

Exchange students

Accept your place and notify us of special needs through the online Declaration of Acceptance form. The deadline is 28 October and 27 May.

You will  find more information about the relevant online form in your Admission Letter from OsloMet.

Apply for student housing

Apply for student housing  as soon as possible. You can also apply for housing before you have received an offer. The deadlines are 31 October and 31 May.

Register or apply for Residence Permit and Visa

Get health insurance

As a student you need to have some form of health insurance during your stay in Norway. What kind of insurance depends on your nationality and the length of your stay.

Arrival Service

OsloMet provides A meet and greet for international students. Fellow students will greet you at Oslo Airport and Oslo Central Station and accompany you to pick up your student housing keys.

Orientation Day

Orientation day is a kick-start to settling in as a student in Norway and at OsloMet. 

Buddy programme

OsloMet offers a Buddy Programme for its students. All new international students are assigned a buddy group during orientation day.

Start dates for the courses

Check your Admission Letter for individual start dates.

Information for exchange PhD. Candidates.

Check this site before arrival