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Campus Bergen

Welcome to our webpage dedicated to studying in Bergen! On this page, you will find everything you need to know about living and studying in this vibrant city.

About Campus Bergen

Student life can be the best, most challenging, stressful, and rewarding period of your life. You will meet new people, find new interests, and develop yourself both socially and academically.

Life as a student can be both exciting and exhausting. It might seem overwhelming at first, and there is a lot of information to take in. Preparing yourself with information in advance can help to make the transition to student life in a new country that much easier.  Here you can read more about student life in Bergen and what to expect. 

Campus Bergen is located at Marineholmen, in the heart of the research and education environment. Our closest neighbours are DNB, Media Bergen, VilVite and Høyteknologisenteret. The campus has big, open and bright areas.

  • Lecture Rooms

    We have many modern auditoriums and class rooms. The biggest auditorium can take 700 students! All lecture rooms are equipped with the latest technology for educational purposes.

  • Group Rooms

    At Campus Bergen, we have several group rooms equipped with Smartboards.

  • Study Areas

    Our reading area is divided in two - one silent part where you can study by yourself, and one open area where you can talk and study in groups.

  • Cafeteria

    The cafeteria at Campus Bergen (Sammen Kafé) can offer breakfast, lunch or dinner for student friendly prices on the 1st floor.

  • Fadderullan

    Fadderullan is the name of the Buddy Week at BI Norwegian Business School, and is arranged is close cooperation with BISO. The purpose of Fadderullan is to give new students a great start to the student life by giving them a welcome they'll never forget. Read more at Fadderullan's website.

  • Student bar

    Campus Bergen has Its own student bar, Rederiet, which is run by our students. Meet up with classmates and friends after a hard day’s work, and have drinks at student-friendly prices. Welcome!

  • Recruitment Days

    Arranged once a year, this event is a great way to learn more about the different societies, academic associations, projects and staff functions in the Student Union on campus. This is your chance to get involved!

  • Orientation Week

    Your first week at BI will be filled with social and academic events aiming to introduce you to BI, to life in Bergen, and to each other. Take a look at the schedule for an overview of what you can expect.

  • Events and student organisations

    Getting involved in student life outside of lectures and reading rooms is a great way to make the most of your stay in Bergen. You’ll find a comprehensive overview of student organisations, in addition to events and student discounts on Student Bergen.

  • Jobs

    Bergen is an international city, and there are job opportunities in the city and the region even if you do not speak Norwegian. If you would like to find out more about working part-time as a student in Bergen, career opportunities after you have finished your degree or find current job listings, a good place to start is Study Bergen’s job seeking advice.

  • Study Bergen

    Study Bergen is a non-profit organisation that caters to all students in Bergen. Like their Facebook page for more information on what’s going on in Bergen and join their events and trips. In their Student guide to Bergen, they have also complied a lot of useful information.

BI in figures

  • 3156
    Number of Students
  • 47.5 / 52.5
    Female/Male Percentage
  • 24.3
    Average Age