Travel safely

Please take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of yourself and your fellow students while on exchange.

10 rules of thumb while staying abroad:

  • Adhere to the official travel advice of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Keep up to date on the local security situation, and for follow advice from local authorities and the host institution.
  • Adhere to local laws, regulations and recommendations, and respect local norms and customs.
  • Keep your family at home up to date about your current location.
  • Always have some cash available but do not carry expensive valuables and loads of cash with you.  
  • Protect yourself against malaria and infectious diseases.
  • Use common sense when it comes to foods and be careful with alcohol.
  • Be vigilant, but in case of robbery - comply and report it to the local authorities.
  • Wear a seat belt when available.
  • Care for your fellow students.

Useful links: 

Travel information from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Emergency number app