University of Bergen



Exchange programme

ERASMUS Student Mobility for Studies




University of Bergen is located at the top of a hill in the centre of the city. Its history dates back to 1825, to the Bergen Museum, which lies at the central university campus. The University itself is young, established in 1946. Most of its premises are concentrated in the heart of the city of Bergen. There are about 14,500 students enrolled, and 3,200 faculty and staff. The University's academic landscape is characterised by its great variety and breadth. Six faculties cover most of the traditional university disciplines. Within the faculties are included 60 different specialised departments, centres and institutes.
Accreditations and Rankings Ranking
(2011 QS World University Rankings): 121st worldwide
Study language
Courses offered for exchange students
Study mode
All applicants in the category agreement (Erasmus, Nordplus, bilateral exchange students) are entitled to one Norwegian course during their stay at the University of Bergen.
Information for incoming students
Application deadlines for exchange students
For Autumn semester – May 15th
For the Spring semester – October 15th
Preliminary semester dates
Autumn semester – Mid August - Mid December
Spring semester – Mid January - Mid June
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