Semester registration

Each semester you need to registrer as an HVL student.

All students attending HVL must register digitally in Studentweb. Exchange students will receive a PIN code by email, other first time students receive their code by SMS. Did you forget your PIN? Get a new one at StudentWeb.

Please log in at with your ID number and PIN. Choose English in the pull-down menu where it says 'Språk: Bokmål' and choose 'Høgskulen på Vestlandet' as your institution.

Registration is open from July 15th to September 1st, and from December 15th to February 1st. The deadline is 1st of September / 1st of February.

Also, Studentweb is where you sign up for classes and exams and find payment information. If you are starting an education of 60 credits or more, you will automatically be signed up for examination(s) when you confirm your education plan. It is also possible to sign up for examinations via the menu item 'My active courses'.

Make sure to registrer your complete address in the Norwegian address format. If you live in student accomodation, remember to write your post box and/or room number.

Be sure to write down your username​.

Semester fee

If you need to pay a semester fee, go to 'More' and 'Payments' on StudentWeb.​ Unless you are an exchange student you will have to pay a minor semester fee of about NOK 750,- per semester. For exchange students from partner institutions, the fee is waivered.

An invoice is automatically generated when you register in Studentweb. Your registration only becomes valid once this invoice is payed.

If you pay from a foreign account, you must use the following information:

  • Bank: Den norske Bank ASA
  • Bank account no: 7694 05 17644
  • IBAN: NO84 7694 05 17644

When you have registrered and paid the fee, you may download your digital student ID​.

Once you have registered you will also be granted access to Canvas; a digital communication platform used for essential communication between HVL and you. On Canvas, you will receive specific information about each course you will be attending. It is also the main information platform between you and the lecturers.