The 17th of May is definitely not a day one wants to miss out on – as we are told by many Norwegians. But what’s actually the deal with Norway’s constitutional day?

CONFUSION: The 17th of May celebrations can be confusing for first timers. ILLUSTRASJON: Tilde Torkildsen

Processions, champagne, good vibes: It’s almost time for the biggest party of the year in Norway. But for those about to experience the festivities for the first time, many questions about traditions, customs, and how to just have an overall good time might arise. Studvest went out on a mission to demystify this hyped-up day and figure out if it’s … Read More

Disapproval and annoyance mark the climate at UiB when it comes to the government’s decision to introduce tuition fees. The master's program in System Dynamics at UiB is expected to struggle with the changes.

AFRAID: Those at the System Dynamics at UiB fears for the future of the program.

Last autumn new tuition fees were proposed for students outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland. The changes are being implemented this coming term. The newspaper Khrono has covered the issue closely and previously wrote that there is total confusion surrounding the implementation of tuition fees for international students. UiB received 3.428 applicants from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland for the autumn … Read More

It’s crazy how seemingly two-thirds of Bergen’s population go through a revolving door for the first time in their lives every day.

PUSH? Carolin Schefner is not impressed by the revolving door-culture in Bergen.

Studvests aproposkalender luke 9: Apropos er den frie spalten der Studvest-journalistene kan skrive om akkurat det de vil. Språket er ofte i muntlig form, og med et glimt i øyet. OBS! Spalten har høy forekomst av satire, sarkasme og ironi, og bør tas med en klype (noen ganger en neve) salt. We’ve all been stressing to get to places. Sometimes red lights … Read More

If you’re currently in a Norwegian course, consider yourself lucky. Nada, Enora and Lluïsa have all had difficulties getting into a Norwegian course at the University of Bergen (UiB).

NO LUCK. Enora Koziol (20) did not get a place at a Norwegian course at UiB.

Close to 2000 international students study at the University of Bergen (UiB). Approximately 380 of them were admitted to a Norwegian course this fall. The total number of students who applied for a course via Studentweb is unknown to UiB.  The university offers seven different Norwegian courses on four levels, for free. International employees and their partners, international students, and … Read More