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Experience the difference
If you are looking for work-life balance with exciting career and personal growth opportunities, the cultural offerings of an international, walkable capital, and easy access to mountains, forests and coastline, you’ve come to the right place.
Oslopolitans work hard and play hard. Short commutes, flexible telecommuting and respect for well-being and family time contribute to the high quality of life. More than 90 percent residents have access to both cultural facilities and green spaces in Oslo, named the European Green Capital in 2019.
Official guide to Work in Norway
Provides advice and information on applying for jobs, working life and relocating to Norway. Partnership betwen NAV, Skatteetaten, UDI, Arbeidstilsynet and Politiet.
New In Norway
Information for both family migrants and Labor migrants, run by The Norwegian Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi).
Service Centre for Foreign Workers (SUA)
Find out what's needed to relocate to Oslo, register and get an ID card. There are five SUA service centers; Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim and Kirkenes.
Live and Work in Norway
Information from the Norwegian Police regarding visa and stays in Norway.
Welcome to Oslo
All the nuts and bolts info you need for the move to Oslo.
Technology City Kongsberg
Kongsberg is a small town that is home to leading global technology companies in development-intensive industries such as automotive, air, defense, subsea, and space.
Halden - Live and Work
Halden and Svinesund form the gateway to Norway, strategically placed between beautiful skerries on one side and large forests and lakes on the other. Oslo is situated just under two hours to the north, with Gothenburg in Sweden about the same distance to the south.
Gjøvik Region - International Network Norway
Gjøvikregion Development is an organisation with the goal to strengthen and develop the business in the Gjøvik region. International Network Norway INN helps internationals relocating to the region through individual service and business partnerships.
Move to the Hamar Region
The Hamar Region area has a diverse and exciting business community that is strong and thriving, offering excellent opportunities for those of you who wish to start your own business.
Norwegian on the Web
Free online course in entry-level Norwegian, designed for foreign students at NTNU but open to anyone wanting to learn Norwegian.
Norwegian language and other course offerings.
Information and registration for Norwegian language tests.
Language training and social studies (IMDi)
Norwegian language training and social studies for foreign nationals with residence permits
University of Oslo
Norwegian language courses for international academics and admitted students.
School system overview
A complete overview of schools and continuing education.
IB programs in Norway
Overview over IB Programs located in Norway. Education for students from age 3 to 19, taught in English.
Oslo International School
International school for students from 3 to 19 years of age (pre-school to IB diploma).
Public school in Oslo, offering IB programs for grades 1-9.
Kongsberg International School
International education for students aged 6-16, based on the International Baccalaureate programs.
Asker International School
Seeks to assist each student to develop to his/her full potential, to become a versatile, effective and responsible citizen of the world.
Children's International School Fredrikstad and Moss
IBO authorised private international schools for grades 1 to 10 with an extended Arts programme and use of educational technology.
Gjøvikregionen International School
GIS provides a transdisciplinary programme of internationally-oriented education to foster the development of the whole child.
Blindern videregående skole
Public high school, IB school offering the last two years of the Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme.
Bjørnholt videregående skole
Public high school, IB school offering the last two years of secondary school through the IB Diploma Programme.
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Oslo Innovation Week
Oslo Innovation Week brings forward new voices and innovation in action. We highlight bold solutions that solve real global challenges through entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. A week of 80+ events, organized by 140+ amazing partners. Join us from wherever you are. All you have to do is sign up for your favorite events!
Government Reveals Plan To Open Border
As of September 25th, Norway has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions, will allow residents of all EU/EEA/Schengen countries to enter the country. Residents of so-called purple countries will also be permitted to enter, along with residents of the U.K. and Switzerland. In phase two, the government will open the border to all countries on the EU’s third country list. The quarantine period will be removed. This phase is expected to come into force in 3-4 weeks.
The restaurants, bars and cafés Norwegian fashion insiders love
Areas such as Grünerløkka, St. Hanshaugen and Tøyen are still as trendy as ever, but the bright and shiny new places being developed right by the sea are particularly cool right now. Like a moth to the flame, restaurateurs and hip entrepreneurs have been flocking to open up places here. You'll find small art galleries such as Kösk showcasing modern art, the towering Munch Museum, Instagram-friendly spots to have a bite, and lots of places to hang out while gazing out at the fjord.