Outbound Exchange

Are you wondering where and when you can go on an exchange in your study programme? Or what you must consider before, during and after your stay abroad? Find everything you need to plan the journey of a lifetime!

Outbound exchanges in 2023



UiS students went on exchanges all around the world. Many travelled to European countries through Erasmus+.

Popular countries

In Europe: Denmark, Netherland, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Outside Europe: USA and Australia.

Application and deadlines

The deadlines are 1 February and 1 September

Exchange Events

Information meeting: Outbound exchange autumn 2024

Tue. 16.01.2024



Drop-in: Outbound exchange autumn 2024

Wed. 24.01.2024


Kitty Kiellands Hus
KK-S344 Sommernatt

Application deadline: Outbound exchange autumn 2024

Thu. 01.02.2024



Information meeting: Students who have applied for outbound exchange autumn 2024

Tue. 06.02.2024



Find your exchange opportunities

Select your study programme

Why go on an exchange

Student experiences

Only in Norwegian


All students should have equal opportunities to go on exchange

Apply for UiS's Environmental Grant

5 grants of 2.000 NOK per year

How to apply

Admission requirements

What is required to go on exchange?

Application and deadlines

How to apply for exchange

Allocation of study places

When the number of applicants exceeds availability


You must apply for approval of courses and traineeship before you travel

Contact your study advisor

Questions about course selection, traineeship and pre-approval

Preparations for your stay abroad

Erasmus+ exchange

You must do the following to receive the Erasmus+ grant


You must have sufficient insurance coverage during your stay abroad


Possible grants


Tips on how to find accommodation abroad

Emergency preparedness

If everything does not go according to plan

Remember this when you return

You must apply for final approval of the courses og traineeship taken during your exchange.

How to apply for final approval.

Students who have been on an Erasmus+ exchange must submit documentation of their stay abroad and a report within the deadline.

Information about these documents.

Short-term mobility

ECIU University

Participate in challenges and micromodules in Europe

Erasmus+ blended mobility

5-30 days in Europe


Shorter stays in the Nordic countries. Will be published soon.

Other opportunities

Virtual exchange

Only in Norwegian