Checklist for Enrolment



  • Payment of semester fee

    To register for classes and examinations, you must pay the semester fee. The current semester fee is NOK 590, of which NOK 40 goes to the benefit of Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund (SAIH)

    Deadlines:

    • 20 August for Autumn semester
    • 20 January for Spring semester

     

    How to pay your semester fee

    Exchange Students are exempted from paying the semester fee.

    Non-exchange Students: You can create your invoice for the semester fee by logging into your account on Student Web. Select "Payments" in the top menu and choose "Create invoice". The payment can be made wirelessly from your own bank account or by cash at the nearest local post office in Norway (A commission of NOK 100 is charged by the post office). Remember to type in correctly the bank account, Swift and Iban specified in the invoice when paying your semester fee. The KID number is important if you are paying cash through a local post office.

  • Accessing the Student Web (Studentweb)

    Student Web: Use your Temporary ID number/Pin Code (The temporary ID Number will be sent by email to all new students) OR "Username/Password" ( by using Feide Access after activation, see menu #1) to log into your student account.

  • Reimbursement of the Semester Fee

    If you have paid the semester fee, but you do not wish to study at UiT, you may request reimbursement of your semester fee by
    the following deadlines:

    • 1 September for Autumn Semester
    • 1 February for Spring Semester

    For reimbursement, please contact the Student Information Desk. Remember to mention your bank account number and return your Semester Receipt.


  • Student Web (Studentweb)

    Use your temporary ID number/Pin Code OR Username/Password by using Feide (see menu #1) to register for classes and exams:

    Registration deadlines for courses and exams:

    • 1 September - for Autumn Semester
    • 2 February -  for Spring Semester

    Deadline for withdrawal from exams:

    • 1 November (autumn semester)
    • 15 April (spring semester).
    - See more at: https://en.uit.no/utdanning/art?p_document_id=342644&dim=179065#sthash.HdIMOqRH.dpuf
    • 1 November - for Autumn Semester
    • 15 April - for Spring Semester

    Ensure you confirm your Individual Education Plan upon registration and to register your contact address correctly.

    NB! New students will be assisted with registration during Debut WEEK International

     

  • Exchange Students

    Please note that you are only given permission to register for the courses stated in your Letter of Admission/Learning Agreement. All changes to your original Learning Agreement have to be approved by you home university and UiT.

    Exchange students who intend to change courses need to fill out the form Changes to Learning Agreement and contact their UiT faculty coordinator. The faculty needs to approve the changes first.

    When new courses are agreed upon, please contact  the International Office for a signature. The International Office then grants you admission to the approved courses.

     

  • Non-Exchange Students

    You can register for examinations and classes only after you have paid your semester fee NOK 550 via the Student Web.

    After log in, you are asked ot submit an electronic Individual Education Plan. This serves as semester registration and sign-up for examinations. The same procedure is required for withdrawing from examinations. Your faculty will help to set up your Individual Education Plan.

    You have to reconfirm or change your Individual Education Plan at the start of each semester.

    You then need to apply for an National Norwegian ID number at the Norwegian Population Registry or the nearest Tax Office. Please notify the International Office as soon as you have received it.


    • STUDENT CARD

      As a student at UiT you are entitled to Student Card and Student ID app. You need your Student ID to get discounts on trains, buses and other services that gives you student discounts, and is required when you take your exams.

      The Student ID card is used as

      Find more information about the use of the Student Card on the webpages of

    • WHERE TO GET YOUR STUDENT CARD

      MAIN Campus IN Tromsø

      • Go to the Student Information Desk  in the Main Library to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport) OR the Department of Education at Mellomveien 110, 9006 Tromsø.
    • UiT in Alta

      • Go to office B136 behind ‘Servicetorget’, the info-desk by the main entrance, to get your key card/student ID. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).
    • UiT in Hammerfest

      • Go to the Reception to get your key card/student ID. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).
    • UiT in Narvik

      • Go to Student Information Desk ‘Servicetorget’ to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).
    • UiT in Harstad

      • Go to Student Information Desk ‘Servicetorget’ to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).
    • UiT in Bodø

      • Go to Student Information Desk at Nord University to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).


  • GENERAL INFORMATION

    Canvas is a web-based learning environment so that students can access the site from any computer that has internet access. It is also a platform that teachers can use to send notes, homework, presentations, guidance, etc. to whole classes.

  • To access Canvas, you must have activated your Student IT account (see menu #1) and registered for the semester via the Student Web.

    For technical inquries and support, please contact orakel@uit.no


  • GENERAL INFORMATION

    Check the online timetable and room booking system to find your classes. The webpage gives also an overview over the abriviations used for UiT buildings. Information where to find your classes can also be found by checking the course schedule for your chosen courses in the UiT study catalogue.

    Timetable Course Schedules & Room/Computer Lab Booking System

    Study Catalogue (Exchange Students) Find your English-taught course code in the Study Catalogue before using the Timetable.

    Study Catalogue (Non-Exchange Students) Find your English-taught programme code in the Study Catalogue before using the Timetable.

    Study Catalogue Please use this link to find the codes for Norwegian-taught programmes and courses.


  • GENERAL INFORMATION

    In order to loan documents, you need a library card at the University Library of Tromsø. Your student ID card doubles as a library card. You may also use a Norwegian national library card.

  • INFORMATION LITERACY AND PLAGIARISM

    Norwegian universities are very strict about plagiarism. Consequently, during our orientation week all new students are required to attend a lecture about infomation literacy and plagiarism. We also recommend you to complete the UiT developed Massive Open Online Coures on information literacy where you can study at your own pace:


Exchange Coordinators UiT

General information

We have experienced and dedicated teams of International Student Advisers and Exchange Coordinators that are happy to assist you with questions pertaining to:

  • Syllabus & Learning Agreement (English-taught courses for exchange students)
  • Academic requirements for admission (English-taught programmes of study)
  • Study Plan (English-taught programmes of study)
  • Study Progression Report for the renewal of Student Visa

Find your Exchange Coordinator

Find your Programme Adviser


Immigration Matters UiT

General information

The Norwegian Directorate of Norwegian Immigration (UDI) requires that that you either apply for a Study Permit (Non-EU) or register with the Police if you are staying more than three months in Norway (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens).

More information about immigration matters for international students


Master UIT Arctic Norway

General information

If you are an international student looking for work in Norway you might find this information useful.

This is an introduction to how you can find vacant temporary positions in Norway. You will also find links to websites that provide more information, please see the link below.

Find more information about the regulations for visa-seeking international students on the website of the Immigration authorities (Utlendingsdirektoratet UDI) UDI: Part-time work for students

More information about part-time jobs for international students

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