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Living in Norway

Living in Norway involves much more than just work. As an employee at the University of Stavanger you will have to pay taxes and be able to open a bank account. You might also need a school or kindergarten for your children. And what do you do if you get sick?

The following links will take you to the relevant pages in the Euraxess web portal for incoming researchers.

Taxation
The amount of tax you have to pay depends on your personal circumstances and possibly on a tax treaty between your country and Norway. Euraxess gives your more information about taxation in Norway.

Family and children
Norway is considered to be a family-friendly country. Euraxess gives you more information about opportunities, rights and benefits for your partner and your children.

Health
Norwegian health policy aims to ensure that everyone, irrespective of their personal finances and recidential area, has access to good health and care services of equal standard. Euraxess gives you more information about Norwegian health policy and health care services.

Social security
Membership of the National Insurance Scheme (folketrygden) is the key to your entitlements from Norwegian Social Secuity. Euraxess gives your more information about social security in Norway.

Pets
In most cases, it is possible to bring your pet to Norway. However, Euraxess gives you more information about costs and procedures connected to bringing your pet to Norway.

Driving
Euraxess gives you more information about using foreign cars and driving licences in Norway, about import tax, motor vehicle tax, road worthiness test and safety regulations.

Exploring Norway
Euraxess lets you explore Norway from the Viking raids to today´s society.

Exploring the Stavanger Region