Information for incoming international full-degree students

Information for incoming international full-degree students

The following applies for international full-degree students beginning at NHH in the autumn of 2021.

Updated 9 July 2021, 1.37 PM. 

The Norwegian government has announced that all international students may travel to Norway from 1 August. Entry restrictions have already been eased for certain countries.

STUDENTS FROM EU/EEA/EFTA

What is the current situation?

What does this mean for you?

  • You may plan for arrival in Norway
  • You may still choose to start online or defer
  • Make sure to let us know if you change your plans for the autumn. Note the final date for choosing deferment, 10 August.
  • Please stay informed via the external links provided below

NON-EU/EEA/EFTA STUDENTS

What is the current situation?

  • Borders will open for all international students from 1 August. Quarantine will be required.

What does this mean for you?

  • You may plan for arrival in Norway. If you have not applied for a study permit yet, you should do it as soon as possible.
  • You may still choose to start online or defer.
  • Make sure to let us know if you change your plans for the autumn. Note the final date for choosing deferment, 10 August.
  • Please stay informed via the external links provided below

ARRIVAL AND QUARANTINE

  • If you are required to quarantine, you will not be able to quarantine in Sammen’s housing. You will have to stay in a hotel.
  • NHH is working together with other institutions, Sammen and Bergen municipality to organize a quarantine hotel scheme for incoming students
  • NHH will pay for the quarantine hotel
  • Practical information about how to sign up for the quarantine hotel has been distributed by email. If you have not received it, please let us know.
  • The welcome week is scheduled to start Monday 16 August. Teaching starts from Monday 23 August.

ONLINE AUTUMN SEMESTER (ARRIVE LATEST IN JANUARY 2022)

  • It is now confirmed that you will have housing guarantee when arriving in January
  • You are welcome to start online and arrive later in the semester if you are able to arrange it
  • You find the exam schedule, course schedule and course descriptions for the autumn semester on our webpages.

DEFERMENT (START AUGUST 2022)

  • If you choose to defer you will receive a formal deferment letter in early August. When you have received the letter, the deferment is officially registered, and you cannot change your mind. 
  • The latest date for choosing deferment is 10 August

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

We will strive to keep our information updated, but you are also advised to stay updated via the external links provided below. The admissions’ office will have somewhat reduced capacity in July, but we will answer e-mails and handle notifications of change of plans.