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Official semester opening ceremony 2021

Welcome to Stavanger and UiS - both new and not so new students!

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UiS rector Klaus Mohn's speech.

Stavanger mayor Kari Nessa Nordtun's speech.

Semesterstart UiS 2018

Follow the event from here.

Monday, August 16 at 12.00, the University of Stavanger will officially kick off the academic year 2021/22.

Only students will be allowed in the audience this year, get your free ticket here.

Stavanger mayor Kari Nessa Nordtun will welcome you to the city and the region, as will Klaus Mohn, rector of the UiS. In addition, there will be musical entertainment by artist Tommy Fredvang before the people form the enrollment week festival Fadder take over.

For international students, please check information sent to you from the UiS International Office and the UiS Admissions Office.

The ceremony will be held mainly in Norwegian, but translations of the rector's and the mayor's speeches will be published here as the ceremony starts:

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