Student Life in Bergen

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Student Life in Bergen

Written by: Study Bergen

Photo: Rebecca Eva Perry

Integrating into student life in a new city offers challenges and opportunities. The links below can help you navigate student life in Bergen. 


Take advantage of all the resources at your disposal in order to get aquainted with being a student in Bergen.

At the institution you are attending:

Bergen's student welfare organisation:

The Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen (SiB) is an organisation that attends to the well-being of students. A number of educational insitutions are members of SiB and students of those institutions pay a semester fee in order to access SiB services. SiB coordinates student housing and cafeterias and offers physical and mental healthcare services, career counseling, training centres and more. SiB has recently joined with additional institutions outside of Bergen and will be updating its name to reflect this change. SiB will be called "Sammen" in the future. Click on 'student welfare' below for more information about SiB.

Other resources:

  • Student Organisations are a great way to get involved in student life. They may also offer information, events, and ways to connect with other students.
    For example, Erasmus Student Network (ESN) offers a Student Guide for Bergen, as well as events, a buddy programme, etc.
    Click on 'student organisations' below to read about all the student organisations you can choose to get involved in.
  • The international student blog from UiB for information offers first hand experiences of being an international student in Bergen.  
  • Bergen's student newspaper, Studvest, may also be a useful resource. Studvest has a selection of articles in English.

Explore the links below for more information and resources relating to student life in Bergen.

About Us

  • Student Bergen is an independent homepage for everything associated with student life in Bergen. All student organisations in Bergen are welcome to publish information about themselves and their activities for free on these pages.
  • These pages are administered by Study Bergen.

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