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Start of studies for International Students

Welcome as a new student at HVL!

International students

The orientation days are usefull for exchange students and full degree students alike. This year, the first part of the orientation days will be an online event on Zoom August 4th 2022.

Orientation days

Are you an international exchange student?

Are you attending courses or a semester programme for exchange students this autumn? The official semester start of the autumn semester 2022 will be August 15th. However, the semester programmes From Mountain to Fjord and Fjords and Glaciers start on August 8.

Are you a full degree student on an international programme?

Are you starting on one of our English speaking One-year, Bachelor’s, or Master’s programmes this autumn? The official semester start of the autumn semester 2022 will be August 15th. However, the master's programmes may start on a day other than 15 August. For details, have a look at: Start of studies for International Master Students.

Please click to find our checklist for international masterstudents.

Are you a full degree student on a programme only offered in Norwegian?

The official semester start of the autumn semester 2022 will be August 15th. However, some programmes may start on a day other than 15 August.

If you are starting on one of our Norwegian speaking programmes this autumn, there are some things you need to do after you are granted admission and have accepted.