Semester Exchange - University of Bergen
The University of Bergen (UiB) is a public university located in Bergen, Norway. It is an internationally recognised research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for us. UiB is the most cited university in Norway. There are six faculties at UiB and there are a total of 14,800 students at the university. Around 1,550 of these are international students. UiB employs 3,600 staff. PhD candidates are paid employees of staff, making the doctoral degree at UiB particularly attractive for rising talent. About one in three graduating doctors are from outside Norway.
Country: Norway, Europe
Program Dates: Autumn semester: March - May, Spring semester: September - October
Type of program: Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website University of Bergen
To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
- Completion of at least 18cp at the time of application.
- Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
- Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.
- Meet English language requirement for non-native speakers
How to apply
Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:
Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.
Application Fee: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.
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The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for UiB.
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Law, security and intelligence; Science; Society, history and languages
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate,Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Sciences, Psychology, Exchange, Bergen, Norway
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