BI Education System

Nailing down the perfect class schedule can be difficult, especially when the education system is different from what you are used to. Knowing what expect from your classroom structure and exam schedule are important for understanding an unfamiliar system and mapping out what a typical day, week or even semester might look like. Here are…

How to prepare for your application

General Admission Requirement for Master of Science Whether you are interested in a Master of Science programme or Bachelor programme, the following information may be useful as you start your application process at BI. Compiling your documents well in advance will help reduce stress and help you be better prepared for application process. Admission Requirements…

Day 1 in Oslo

With prep courses starting, our new students start arriving in Oslo. Here are some tips and important things you need to remember for all our new students coming from far away. Do you know how to get to the city center from Oslo Airport? Do you know where to pick up your key? Do you…

What to bring to Oslo

This post is written by first year MSc students, Linh Nguyen, Huyen Tran and Wenmin Li. Moving away from home might sound scary, especially when it’s your first time going abroad and landing in a totally new and bizzare country like Norway. However, settling down would be much easier if you follow some of our…

Applying for Your Study Permit: Citizens from outside of EU/EEA

The information you need to apply for your Study Permit is found on the following website: Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (known as UDI) You will need to allow 8-10 weeks for your application to be processed from the time you hand in your documents at the Norwegian Embassy or consulate. Application Fee for a Study…

Student Housing in Oslo

We know that it might be hard to find accommodation in a different city being a student. Therefore, we did some research and made a practical guideline for you. As a BI student you are guaranteed with student housing if you apply before the housing deadline, May 1st. If you have not completed your application…

Living Cost in Oslo

How much does student housing cost? How much do I need to live in Norway? How much do I need to pay for gym, phone and public transportation? If you also have these questions, this blog is for you! Living cost is one of the most frequently asked question from our students before coming to…

Preparing for your first week in Oslo

This post is written by Ásdís Sæmundsdóttir – Nataliia Petromanova – Carlos Enrique Chavez Mendizabal, first year MSc students. Moving to Norway can seem pretty overwhelming, especially as the first week quickly approaches. In order to reduce the stress, it is best to be well prepared. To help upcoming students, we have compiled a list of…

Housing options in Oslo

This blogpost was written by Vilde Lovise Wittingsrud-Johansen from Norway, Rolands Englands from Latvia and Silvia Hyunh from Italy, first-year MSc in Business students at BI One thing you have to find out when going abroad, is where you are going to live. When coming to Oslo, you have two different ways of getting housing….