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					NORAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
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PR AC T IC A L GUIDE                           2005




                        Arrangements before
                        travelling to Norway
                        /04/
                        Travel to Norway
                        /04/
                        Fellowship allowance
                        /05/
                        Studies
                        /07/
                        Useful addresses
                        /08/
CONTENTS


1 INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................................................... 4

2 ARR ANGEMENTS BEFORE TR AVELLING TO NORWAY .................................................................................................. 4
   2.1      L E T T ER OF AWA RD
   2.2      E NT RY A ND RE SIDENCE      PER MIT
   2.3      M EDIC A L CERT IF IC AT E
   2.4      C ULT UR A L E XCH A NGE
3 TR AVEL TO NORWAY .............................................................................................................................................. 4
   3.1      A IR T ICK E T S TO NORWAY
   3.2      TR AV EL E X PENDIT URE S
   3.3      TR AV EL INSUR A NCE
4 INITIAL ARRIVAL IN NORWAY .................................................................................................................................. 5

5 FELLOWSHIP ALLOWANCE ...................................................................................................................................... 5
   5.1      I NS TA L L AT ION A L LOWA NCE
   5.2      A CCOMPA N Y ING FA MIL IE S
6 INTRODUCTORY COURSE ........................................................................................................................................ 6

7 ACCOMMODATION ................................................................................................................................................. 6

8 NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS .................................................................................................................. 6

9 MEDICAL CARE ...................................................................................................................................................... 6

10 LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSUR ANCE .............................................................................................................................. 7

11 STUDIES .............................................................................................................................................................. 7
   11.1     R EP ORT S
   11.2     B OOK S A ND S T UDY   M AT ERI A L S
   11.3     ST UDY TOUR S
   11.4     W INT ER SE MIN A R
   11.5     D ISSE MIN AT ION OF   RE SE A RCH F INDINGS

12 PAID EMPLOYMENT ................................................................................................................................................ 7

13 VISITS TO THE HOME COUNTRY ............................................................................................................................... 7
   13.1     H OME   T R AV EL IN T HE C A SE OF BERE AV E MENT

14 TERMINATION OF STUDIES AND DEPARTURE FROM NORWAY ...................................................................................... 8

15 USEFUL ADDRESSES .............................................................................................................................................. 8
   15.1     S IU , NORWEGI A N CENT RE F OR INT ERN AT ION A L COOPER AT ION IN HIGHER EDUC AT ION
   15.2     N OR A D , N ORWEGI A N AGENC Y F OR DE V ELOPMENT CO - OPER AT ION
   15.3     O F F ICE S AT YOUR HOS T INS T IT UT ION A DMINE S T ERING T HE F EL LOWSHIP PROGR A MME
   15.4     ST UDENT A DV ISOR S / WEL FA RE A SSIS TA NT S
   15.5     ST UDENT ACCOMODAT ION / H A L L S OF RE SIDENCE
   15.6     F ORWA RDING AGENCIE S
   15.7     THE NORWEGI A N DIREC TOR AT E OF IMMIGR AT ION ( UDI )
   15.8     N AT ION A L INSUR A NCE OF F ICE S ( T RYGDEKONTOR )
   15.9     H E A LT COUNCIL / OF F ICE ( DI AGNOSE S TA SJON )
   15.10    M EDIC A L T RE AT MENT
   15.11    A MBUL A NCE / E MERGENC Y SERV ICE ( L EGE VA K T )

Published by Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU), May 2005. No. 05/2005 in SIU’s Document Series.
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                                                                                                                  NORAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME / PRACTICAL GUIDE / 3
1 INTRODUCTION                                                      2.2 ENTRY AND RESIDENCE PERMIT
                                                                    Prior to leaving your home countr y, you must obtain:
Welcome to Norway as a Norad fellow in the Norad Fellowship
Programme.                                                          • A passport valid for at least three months after the study
                                                                      period in Norway
The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)            • Letter from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
offers fellowship grants for highly qualified candidates from         (UDI) granting you residence permit
Norad’s collaborating partner countries in the South. The           • An entry permit (entered in your passport)
Norad Fellowship Programme is a vital part of Norway’s
strategy for development co-operation, which focuses on the         You should apply for residence permit and entry permit (and, if
following areas:                                                    necessary, transit visas) as soon as your fellowship is confirmed
                                                                    by your host institution.
• Poverty alleviation
• Health                                                            An entry permit to Norway also includes transit permits to Belgium,
• HIV/AIDS                                                          Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal,
• Education and competence building                                 Greece, Italy, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland,
• Economic development                                              unless the Embassy has other information.
• Good governance
• Peace, democracy and human rights                                 2 .3 M E D I C A L C E R T I F I C AT E
• Environment and natural resource management                       In addition to the above mentioned documentation, you must also
• Humanitarian assistance in the event of conflicts and              obtain:
  natural disasters
• Women and gender equality                                         • A recently issued medical certificate
• IT and development                                                • A valid international certificate of vaccination.

The intention of the Norad Fellowship Programme is to provide       Chest X-rays must be taken in Norway. X-ray films brought or sent
highly qualified candidates from collaborating countries in the     from your home country will not be accepted.
South with the opportunity of taking professional/vocational
training or higher education in Norway.                             You are advised to contact the nearest Norwegian Embassy,
                                                                    Consulate or the Norad’s Resident Representative for necessary
This Practical Guide contains practical information, rules and      arrangements and additional information.
regulations for the Norad Fellowship Programme. The follo-
wing rules and regulations are only applicable to candidates        2 . 4 C U LT U R A L E XC H A N G E
who have been awarded a Norad fellowship grant and who are          Norad fellows are encouraged, if possible, to bring recorded
studying in Norway, and not in any third country of training.       national music, musical instruments and national costumes etc.
                                                                    to Norway for special occasions, in order to promote cultural
Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher            exchange.
Education (SIU) is an international programme office, and is
responsible for co-ordinating the Norad Fellowship Programme
on behalf of Norad, the Norwegian universities and the univer-      3 TRAVEL TO NORWAY
sity colleges. The institution responsible for managing your
course and its local administrators are defined in this Practical
Guide as your host institution.                                     3 .1 A I R T I C K E T S T O N O R W AY
                                                                    As a Norad fellow, a return ticket to Norway from the airport nearest
Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher            to your place of residency in your home country will be arranged
Education and the Norwegian Council for Higher Education            and paid for by your host institution. Air tickets are not refundable.
welcome you to Norway to what we hope will be a mutually            It will on no account be possible to return unused tickets for cash
rewarding experience.                                               or to have them reissued for any other country.

                                                                    You will be contacted by the nearest Norwegian Embassy/
2 ARRANGEMENTS BEFORE TRAVELLING TO                                 Consulate, the Norad Resident Representative or the airline com-
                                                                    pany in question and/or by your host institution.
NORWAY
                                                                    If you receive the offer for a Norad Fellowship grant while atten-
2 .1 L E T T E R O F A W A R D                                      ding a course/programme in a third country, your host institution
Upon acceptance to the Norad Fellowship Programme, you will         will, on behalf of Norad, pay the travel expenses from that country
receive a Letter of Award from your host institution in Norway.     to Norway and will not refund the travel expenses from your home
The office administering the Norad course programme at your         country.
host institution (see section 15.3 for the appropriate address)
will be responsible for the practical follow-up of your stay in
Norway.


4 / NORAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME / PRACTI CAL GUIDE
3 . 2 T R AV E L E X P E N D I T U R E S                               the Airport Express Train, not taxi, towards Oslo and get off at Oslo
Before departure from your home country, we recommend that you         Central Station (Oslo S). From there you can take the No. 3 subway
take out a sufficient amount of ready cash in convertible currency     towards Sognsvann and get off at Kringsjå.
to cover expenses at the airport, bus or taxi fares, telephone calls
and possible emergency expenses (US$ 50-100).                          Norad fellows attending courses at the University of Stavanger
                                                                       Fellows going to Stavanger, will usually be met at Sola Airport,
Airport tax and charges for the entry permit to Norway are not         Stavanger. It is important that you inform the office of International
refundable. Travel allowance is not covered for the journey to and     Relations about date of arrival and flight number.
from Norway.
                                                                       Norad fellows attending courses at the University of Tromsø
You are responsible for the cost of shipping luggage to Norway,        The fellows will, whenever possible, be met at Langnes Airport,
whether it is sent by surface or by air. The airline company will      Tromsø. When this is not possible, you should take a taxi directly
supply information about free luggage allowances for air travel,       to the Havna Hotel to pick up your key and information package at
which at present amount to 20 kilos.                                   the reception desk, which is open 24 hours.

Study materials, such as samples for research to be used during
laboratory work in Norway, may be sent at the expense of your          Norad fellows attending courses at the Norwegian University of
host institution via the Norwegian Embassy or the Norad Resident       Science and Technology, Trondheim
Representative, if approved in advance by your host institution.       Fellows going to Trondheim will, in general, be met at Værnes
                                                                       Airport, Trondheim. If this should fail, please collect your luggage
3 .3 T R AV E L I N S U R A N C E                                      and take the airport bus, not taxi, to the Royal Garden terminal
Your host institution does not take responsibility for accidents or    in the city centre. Please note that if the representative is not
for the loss of luggage or personal belongings on the journey to       present at the Royal Garden, take a taxi to the reception at Moholt
Norway and back to your home country. You are therefore advi-          Studentby (Halls of residence), where you will be met by a welfare
sed to take out a travel insurance policy before leaving your home     assistant.
country.
                                                                       Norad fellows attending courses at the Norwegian University of Life
Your host institution does not provide travel insurance for you        Sciences, Ås
when travelling outside Norway during the fellowship period, and       Fellows going to Ås, will usually be met at Gardermoen Airport,
any expenses incurred during such travels will be at your own          Oslo. In cases where this is not feasible, necessary information
responsibility.                                                        will be left at the SAS Information Desk in the arrival hall at the
                                                                       airport. Please contact the International Office at the Norwegian
Your host institution does not cover insurance against theft etc.      University of Life Sciences if this information is not available (see
during your stay in Norway.                                            section 15.3 for the appropriate address).

If additional information concerning your stay in Norway is requi-     Upon arrival, your expenditures for bus/train or taxi fare from
red, please contact the course programme administration at your        the terminal to your place of accommodation will be reimbursed,
host institution.                                                      provided that you have kept the original receipts.


4 INITIAL ARRIVAL IN NORWAY                                            5 FELLOWSHIP ALLOWANCE

Travel instructions for:                                               The fellowship allowance is stated in your Letter of Award. The allo-
                                                                       wance is calculated to cover ordinary living expenses, including
Norad fellows attending courses at the University of Bergen            accommodation, meals, personal expenses and daily travel. Living
Fellows going to Bergen should notify Kristin Holst Paulsen or         costs in Norway are high. The fellowship allowance is not suffici-
Bjørn Enge Bertelsen at the University of their date of arrival and    ent to support dependants in the home country or in Norway.
their flight number. This should be done by email: intro@uib.no or
telephone +47 95 03 21 37 or +47 41 10 38 83. The fellow will then     For daily travel to and from the host institution, you may buy rea-
be met at Flesland Airport, Bergen.                                    sonably priced monthly travel cards (season tickets).

Norad fellows attending courses at Bodø University College             Your fellowship allowance will be paid out by monthly instalments,
Students will be met at the airport by the International Office and    usually by postal order or directly to your personal bank account.
taken to their accommodation. They will be provided with the           Your host institution is responsible for making this monthly pay-
necessary contact information.                                         ment, by the middle of each month.

Norad fellows attending courses at the University of Oslo
Upon arrival at Gardermoen airport, Oslo, you are advised to take




                                                                                        NORAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME / PRACTICAL GUIDE / 5
5 .1 I N S TA L L AT I O N A L L O W A N C E                             do your own cooking. Spices are rather expensive, and it is advisa-
A fixed amount, equivalent to half a month’s fellowship allowance,       ble to bring some from your home country.
will be paid to Norad fellows as an installation allowance. This is in
addition to the monthly fellowship allowance according to section        You will have to wash your own room, common living areas, and
5 above.                                                                 clothes, as the allowances are not sufficient to cover rented help.
                                                                         Voltage in Norway is 220-240 volts (50 HZ), and you should make
The installation allowance is paid only once during any one study        sure that any electrical equipment bought outside Norway is sui-
programme. The installation allowance is intended to cover part          table.
of the deposit in the halls of residence, initial expenses, domestic
utensils, and warm clothing. Further expenses for clothing must be
paid out of the monthly fellowship allowance.                            8 NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS
For a fellow who works as an on-the-job trainee, working clothes
may be covered directly by the firm or institution in charge of the      You must notify your host institution and the National Registry
training.                                                                Office immediately if you change your address in Norway, and the
                                                                         dates of departure and return if you leave Norway for more than
The temperature in Norway varies between 10 to 25 degrees centi-         six months. You must also inform these institutions of your date of
grade in the summer (May to August), and drops to between 5 and          departure from Norway at the end of a study year and final studies
minus 15 degrees centigrade during the winter months (October            (see also section 14). Please check with the Administration Office
to March), with sleet, snow and strong winds. You are therefore          at your host institution if they offer help with the procedure of
advised to bring warm clothes and solid footwear.                        notifying the National Registry Office or whether you have to do
                                                                         this yourself.
5.2 ACCOMPANYING FAMILIES
Fellows are advised not to bring their families to Norway. Family
accommodation and kindergartens are hard to find and very                9 MEDICAL CARE
expensive. Your host institution will not cover any expenditures for
accompanying family members. The official handling of an applica-
tion for a family reunion in Norway takes several months.                Fellows following accredited study programmes for more than one
                                                                         year and those who have a residence permit are entitled to become
                                                                         members of the National Health Insurance Scheme. The scheme
6 INTRODUCTORY COURSE                                                    covers the cost of hospitalisation and certain medical care.

                                                                         Fellows/trainees staying less than one year in Norway:
Introductory courses are arranged at the respective host institu-        Upon arrival in Norway, the form entitled “Application for Insurance
tions for new Norad fellows attending study or training program-         during Stay in Norway” should be completed and handed to your
mes starting in August/September.                                        local Health Insurance Office (Trygdekontor) as soon as possible
                                                                         (see section 15.8 for addresses). The student advisor/welfare
The courses are aiming to provide practical information on daily life    assistant may assist you in this endeavour. If you take part in the
in Norway and some basic instruction in the Norwegian language.          Introductory Course, the course director will arrange this.

                                                                         You should notify the student advisor/welfare assistant or your
7 ACCOMMODATION                                                          course director if you fall acutely ill and need to see a doctor
                                                                         immediately.

Your host institution will arrange suitable accommodation for all        All patients who consult a doctor or receive outpatient medical care
Norad fellows, usually a single room in the institution’s halls of       in a hospital or at an emergency medical service, or stay in a conva-
residence. The fellow must cover the rent out of his/her monthly         lescent home must pay a fee. This fee is not refundable.
fellowship allowance. The fellow will also have to pay a deposit
of approximately one month’s rent when moving in. The deposit            You should notify your course director, the student advisor/welfare
should be paid directly to the housing department at the student         assistant or the programme co-ordinator, if for any reason you are
services organisation at the halls of residence.                         absent from your studies for one week or more.

In the halls of residence, 4 to 6 students usually share an apartment    Tuberculosis control (pirquet and Chest X-ray) is compulsory
with a joint kitchen and a bathroom. Each fellow must bring or buy       for persons coming from certain countries. Your letter from the
his/her own cooking utensils to be used during the stay. Please          Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) will give more speci-
note that in some halls of residence you must buy your own bed           fic information about this. You should contact your local Health
clothes (approximately NOK 250).                                         Council/Office within a few days after arriving in Norway. If you
                                                                         take part in the Introductory Course, the course director/ co-ordi-
As restaurant prices in Norway are high, you should be prepared to       nator will arrange this.




6 / NORAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME / PRACTI CAL GUIDE
The National Health Insurance Scheme does not cover the follo-             11 . 4 W I N T E R S E M I N A R
wing:                                                                      During the first week of January, you will be invited to a one-week
                                                                           winter seminar at a mountain resort hotel. The winter seminar is
• Medicines (except in some cases)                                         arranged by SIU and includes lectures on relevant topics for new
• Vaccinations                                                             Norad fellows. As a Norad fellow you will also be given the oppor-
• Dental care (you may, however, apply for a partial refund                tunity to participate in a skiing course.
  from the National Health Insurance Scheme in case of
  certain dental operations)                                               This seminar is part of the course programme. Fellows are required
• Spectacles                                                               to pay a registration fee of NOK 450,-.

Spectacles are very expensive in Norway, and you are therefore             11 .5 D I SS E M I N AT I O N O F R E S E A R C H F I N D I N G S
advised to bring an extra pair. You are also advised to check your         Dissemination of research is a vital part of academic studies. Upon
teeth and your eyesight before leaving your home country.                  completing your thesis, those students who receive a degree with
                                                                           a mark of A or B will be encouraged to publish their thesis as full
Your host institution will not refund any medical expenses that are        text on the internet. Appropriate instructions and guidance as to
not covered by the Norwegian Health Insurance Scheme.                      how to do this will be provided in due time by your host institu-
                                                                           tion. Please note that this service is voluntary and requires your
People from countries in which malaria is widespread may have              consent. More information about this kind of publication can be
a considerable degree of inherent immunity to this kind of illness.        obtained at:
However, two or more years of residence in a country that is malaria-
free, such as Norway, will reduce this immunity. You are therefore         http://siu.no/vev.nsf/O/NORAD-NORAD+Fellowship-Publications-
strongly advised to seek guidance before leaving Norway. Advice            Full+text+publishing+of+your+thesis
may be obtained from your local Health Council/Office (see section
15.9 for the appropriate address) regarding the need for preventive
treatment in the country to which you are returning and the type           12 PAID EMPLOYMENT
of drug(s) which should be taken before leaving Norway and upon
arrival in your home country.
                                                                           The purpose of your stay in Norway is to receive training and study.
                                                                           Therefore, it is not recommended that you take paid employment
10 LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE                                             during your stay.


The host institution will take out a group life insurance policy for all   13 VISITS TO THE HOME COUNTRY
fellows, covering the entire fellowship period in Norway. Fellows
may be required to contribute from their fellowship allowance to
cover the costs.                                                           When the fieldwork is carried out in your home country or region,
                                                                           as part of the study programme, your host institution will cover
                                                                           the travel expenditures for one trip back home after the first year
11 STUDIES                                                                 of study, after that, every second year for the duration of the study
                                                                           programme.

11.1 REPORTS                                                               The host institution is not responsible for fellows during private
The course curriculum, deadlines for reports/essays etc. are set by        visits in or outside Norway. The fellowship allowance will not be
your course director at your host institution. Fellows are requested       issued during such stays abroad.
to follow the instructions set by the course director.
                                                                           13 .1 H O M E T R AV E L I N T H E C A S E O F B E R E AV E M E N T
11.2 BOOKS AND STUDY MATERIALS                                             In the event of the death of a close relative (husband/wife, parent
It is important to have your own books for the study. The fellowship       or child), the fellow is entitled to a paid return ticket to his/her
allowances are intended to cover necessary books and study mate-           home country. An official death certificate must be submitted
rials. Fellows are also advised to make use of libraries at the uni-       to the host institution on the fellow’s return to Norway. If a valid
versities and other educational institutions. There are also public        certificate is not produced, the fellow must reimburse the cost of
libraries available.                                                       the return fare to the host institution. In other situations where
                                                                           compassionate leave is appropriate, the fellow should first contact
11.3 STUDY TOURS                                                           his/her course director, programme co-ordinator or the student
Compulsory study tours are included in the course programme.               advisor/welfare assistant.

A separate insurance policy, which will be covered by the host insti-
tution, should be taken out for the study tour period. Please contact
your local Administration Office concerning insurance and travel.




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14 TERMINATION OF STUDIES AND DEPAR-                                         E-mail: sk@norad.no
TURE FROM NORWAY                                                             Website: www.norad.no

You are expected to return directly to your home country at the end          15 .3 O F F I C E S AT YO U R H O S T I N S T I T U T I O N
of the fellowship period. You should notify your host institution,           ADMINISTERING THE FELLOWSHIP PROGR AMME
the National Registry Office and the Directorate of Immigration of
the date of departure. Normally, the date of departure should be             The University of Bergen
at the end of the month in which the last fellowship allowance has           Student Services (Office for Foreign Students)
been received.                                                               P.O. Box 7800
                                                                             5020 Bergen
Your host institution will pay for the cost of shipping unac-                Office address: Langesgate 1-3, Bergen
companied luggage to your home country as specified below:                   Opening hours: Mon – Wed, & Fri: 9 am – 1 pm, Thurs: 10 am – 3
                                                                             pm
• You are entitled to financial support of NOK 2000 to cover
  the cost of shipping unaccompanied luggage back to your                    Telephone: +47 55 58 90 24
  home country after completing your studies.                                Fax: +47 55 58 90 97
• The luggage should be sent by one of the forwarding
  agencies mentioned in section 15.6 below.                                  E-mail: brit.kalsnes@ua.uib.no
• Your host institution will make payments for the shipment                  Website: www.uib.no
  of luggage directly to the forwarding agent upon receipt
  of an invoice. No cash payments will be made to the                        Bodø University College
  fellow in connection with the shipment of luggage.                         International Office
• The fellow must cover the cost of crates, packing and                      N-8049 Bodø
  insurance. Should the luggage exceed the above-men-
  tioned limit, the fellow will have to pay for the excess                   Telephone: + 47 75 51 78 03
  directly to the forwarding agent before the luggage is
  sent.                                                                      E-mail: International@hibo.no
                                                                             Website: www.hibo.no
In addition to the information above, further instructions regar-
ding your journey and your stay in Norway will be provided by your           The University of Oslo
host institution.                                                            Department of Research Administration
                                                                             P.O. Box 1072, Blindern
                                                                             0316 Oslo
15 USEFUL ADDRESSES                                                          Office address: Administration Building 2 floor, Problemveien 7

                                                                             Telephone: +47 22 85 84 76
15 .1 S I U , N O R W E G I A N C E N T R E F O R I N T E R N AT I O N A L   Fax: +47 22 85 84 88
CO O P E R AT I O N I N H I G H E R E D U C AT I O N
                                                                             E-mail: k.c.johansen@admin.uio.no
P.O. Box 7800                                                                Website: www.uio.no
5020 Bergen
Office address: Vaskerelven 39                                               The University of Stavanger
                                                                             International Relations
Telephone: +47 55 30 88 00                                                   4036 Stavanger
Fax: +47 55 30 88 01
                                                                             E-mail: admissions@uis.no
E-mail: norad@siu.no                                                         Website: www.uis.no/international
Website: www.siu.no
                                                                             The University of Tromsø
                                                                             Advice and Information Division
15.2 NOR AD, NORWEGIAN AGENCY FOR DE VELOPMENT                               Department of Research and Academic Affairs
CO-OPER ATION                                                                9037 Tromsø

P.O. Box 8034 Dep.                                                           Telephone: +47 77 64 49 68
0030 Oslo                                                                    Fax: +47 77 64 49 00
Office address: Ruseløkkveien 26
                                                                             E-mail: international@uit.no
Telephone: +47 22 24 20 30                                                   Website: www.uit.no
Fax: +47 22 24 20 31




8 / NORAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME / PRACTI CAL GUIDE
 The Norwegian University of Science and Technology                    The University of Oslo
Norad Programme Co-ordinator                                           Ms. Lynn Josephson
Office of International Relations                                      International Education Office
International House, Gløshaugen                                        P.O. Box 1127, Blindern
O. S. Bragstads Plass 3                                                0318 Oslo
7491 Trondheim                                                         Office address: Administrasjonsbygningen 2. Floor,
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 10 am – 3 pm                                 Problemveien 7

Telephone: +47 73 59 89 61 (Rita Kumar) or +47 73 59 89 60 (Berit      Telephone: +47 22 85 67 75
Sterten)                                                               Fax: +47 22 85 44 58
Fax: +47 73 59 89 59 (Norad Fellowship Programme) or +47 73 59
52 10 (International office)                                           E-mail: lynn.josephson@admin.uio.no

E-mail: rita.kumar@adm.ntnu.no /                                       The University of Stavanger
berit.sterten@adm.ntnu.no                                              Karina Danielsen Tallman
Website: www.ntnu.no                                                   Student Services
                                                                       4036 Stavanger
The Norwegian University of Life Sciences
International Office                                                   Telephone: +47 51 83 10 74
P.O. Box 5003                                                          Fax: +47 51 83 10 42
1432 Ås
                                                                       E-mail: karina.d.tallman@uis.no
Telephone: +47 64 96 59 61 (or +47 64 96 50 00)
Fax: +47 64 94 75 05                                                   The University of Tromsø
                                                                       Catherine Cooke
E-mail: jon.oiestad@umb.no                                             Breivika
Website: www.umb.no                                                    9037 Tromsø

                                                                       Telephone: +47 77 64 90 56
15 . 4 S T U D E N T A D V I S O R S/ W E L FA R E A SS I S TA N T S
                                                                       E-mail: catherine.cooke@sito.uit.no
The University of Bergen
Mrs. Leikny Lavik                                                      The Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Student Services                                                       Ms. Turid Bræk and Ms. Gro Synnøve Johnsen
The Department of Welfare                                              Office of International Relations
P.O. Box 7800                                                          International House, Gløshaugen
5020 Bergen                                                            O. S. Bragstads plass 3
Office address: Langesgt. 3                                            7491 Trondheim

Telephone: +47 55 54 52 44                                             Telephone: +47 73 59 32 52
Fax: +47 55 58 90 25                                                   Fax: +47 73 59 52 10

E-mail: leikny.lavik@ua.uib.no                                         E-mail: turid.brak@adm.ntnu.no / gro.johnsen@adm.ntnu.no

Student Welfare organisation                                           The Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Villaveien 10                                                          Ms. Anne Utvær
5007 Bergen                                                            International Office
                                                                       P.O.Box 5003
Bodø University College                                                1432 Ås
Ms. Monica Brobakk
International Office                                                   Telephone: +47 64 96 59 60 (or +47 64 96 50 00)
N-8049 Bodø                                                            Fax: +47 64 94 75 05

Telephone: +47 75 71 78 03                                             E-mail: anne.utvaer@umb.no
Fax: + 47 75 51 78 45

E-mail: international@hibo.no




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15 .5 S T U D E N T A CCO M M O D AT I O N/ H A L L S O F   Trondheim
RESIDENCE                                                   Student Welfare Organisation, Housing Office
                                                            P.O. Box 8070
Bergen                                                      7449 Trondheim
Fantoft Studentby                                           Office address: Bregneveien 65
Fantoftveien 14
5075 Fantoft                                                Telephone: +47 73 55 16 00
                                                            Fax: +47 73 55 16 01
Telephone: +47 55 27 60 00
Fax: +47 55 27 60 30                                        E-mail: bolig@sit.no

E-mail: bolig@sib.uib.no                                    Ås
                                                            Student Welfare Organisation, Housing Office
Bodø                                                        1432 Ås
Student Welfare Organisation
Student accommodation                                       Telephone: +47 64 94 98 70
8049 Bodø                                                   Fax: +47 64 94 98 74

Opening hours: Mon- Fri: 9 am - 3 pm                        E-mail: utleieavdelingen@siaas.nlh.no

Telephone: +47 75 51 72 40
Fax: +47 75 51 72 39                                        15 . 6 F O R W A R D I N G A G E N C I E S

E-mail: ssib@hibo.no                                        Bergen
Web site: www.ssib.no                                       Nor Cargo A/S
                                                            Dokkeskjærskaien
Oslo                                                        P.O. Box 2683 Møhlenpris
Kringsjå Studentby                                          5836 Bergen
Sognsveien 218
0864 Oslo                                                   Telephone: +47 55 55 72 00
                                                            Fax: +47 55 32 15 88
Telephone: +47 22 18 83 35
Fax: +47 22 18 83 33                                        E-mail: salg.ncb@norcargo.no

E-mail: boligdiv@sio.no                                     Flesland Airport
                                                            Telephone: +47 55 98 66 00
Stavanger
SiS - Studentsamskipnaden i Stavanger                       Bodø
4036 Stavanger                                              Nor Cargo Bodø AS
                                                            Bodøterminalen
Telephone: +47 51 83 33 00                                  8012 Bodø
Fax: +47 51 83 33 50                                        Opening Hours: Mon- Fri: 8 am – 4 pm

E-mail: sis@sis.uis.no                                      Telephone: +47 75 58 83 00
                                                            Fax: +47 75 58 83 30
Tromsø
Student Welfare Organisation, Housing Office                E-mail: ncbodo@norcargo.no
Breivika Senter
9037 Tromsø                                                 Oslo
                                                            John Stenersen & Co.
Telephone: +47 77 64 90 30                                  Att: Erik Nygård
Fax: +47 77 64 90 10                                        Stanseveien 20
                                                            0976 Oslo
E-mail: bolig@sito.uit.no
                                                            Telephone: +47 23 14 14 30
                                                            Fax: +47 23 14 14 31

                                                            E-mail: erik@jst.no




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Stavanger                                            Bodø
Nor Cargo A/S                                        Call the head office in Oslo
Postboks 10
4098 Tananger                                        Telephone: + 47 23 35 15 00
                                                     E-mail: udi@udi.no
Telephone: +47 51 64 30 00
Fax: +47 51 64 30 01                                 Oslo
                                                     P.O. Box 8789 Youngstorget
E-mail: post@norcargo-svg.no                         0028 Oslo
                                                     Visiting address: Youngstorget 1
Tromsø
Nor-Cargo Tromsø A/S                                 Telephone: + 47 23 31 10 40
Terminalgt. 42                                       Fax: + 47 23 31 10 50
P.O. Box 1053 Sentrum
9261 Tromsø                                          Stavanger
                                                     No regional office in Stavanger. Contact Oslo office.
Telephone: +47 77 64 80 90
Fax: +47 77 67 53 44                                 Tromsø
                                                     Grønnegt. 122
E-mail: nordcargo.tromso@norcargo.no                 9008 Tromsø

Trondheim                                            Telephone: +47 77 69 85 70
STS Logistics Trondheim A/S
Ormen Langes vei 9                                   Trondheim
P.O. Box 1839 Lade                                   Peter Egges plass 2
7440 Trondheim                                       7005 Trondheim

Telephone: +47 73 88 00 88                           Opening hours: 8.30 am - 2.30 pm
Fax: +47 73 51 25 26
                                                     Telephone: + 47 73 89 24 00
E-mail: firmapost@stslog.no                          Fax: + 47 73 89 24 01

Ås                                                   Ås
John Stenersen Transport & Co AS                     Rådhusplassen 17
Att: Erik Nygård                                     1430 Ås

Prof. Birkelands vei 32 B,                           Telephone: +47 64 97 49 00
P.O. Box 159 Alnabru,
0614 Oslo, Norway
                                                     15 . 8 N AT I O N A L I N S U R A N C E O F F I C E S
Telephone: + 47 23 14 14 32                          ( T R YG D E KO N T O R )
Fax: + 47 23 14 14 21
                                                     Bergen
E-mail: erik@jst.no                                  Bergen Trygdekontor
                                                     P.O. Box 7080
                                                     5020 Bergen
15 .7 T H E N O R W E G I A N D I R E C T O R AT E   Office address: C. Sundts gate 29
O F I M M I G R AT I O N ( U D I )
                                                     Telephone: +47 55 09 99 99
Bergen                                               Fax: +47 55 09 88 11
Bergen Politikammer
Utlendingsavsnittet                                  E-mail: hordaland@trygdeetaten.no

Allehelgensgt. 6
Postboks 285
5804 Bergen




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Bodø                                                     15 .9 H E A LT H CO U N C I L /O F F I C E ( D I A G N O S E S TA S J O N )
Bodø Trygdekontor
Sjøgata 38/42                                            Bergen
N-8006 Bodø                                              Haukeland Sykehus
                                                         Lungeavdelingen
Opening hours: daily from 9 am -3 pm                     5021 Bergen

Telephone: +47 81 58 10 18                               Telephone: +47 55 97 32 45
Fax: +47 75 55 95 01
                                                         Office for Prevention of Infectious Diseases
Website: www.trygdeetaten.no                             C. Sundtsgate 51
                                                         5004 Bergen
Oslo                                                     Office hours: Mon, Tues and Wed: 8 am-10.30 am/12 pm-2 pm
Nordre Aker Trygdekontor
P.O. Box 320 Alnabru                                     Telephone: +47 55 57 78 00
0614 Oslo
Office address: Kjelsåsveien 160                         Bodø
                                                         Nordlandssykehuset
Telephone: +47 81 02 06 13                               Prinsens gate 164
Fax: +47 81 58 17 13                                     N-8005 Bodø

Stavanger                                                (P.O.box: 3509, 8029 Bodø)
Hillevåg og Hinna trygdekontor
Gullspennetunet 1                                        Telephone: + 47 75 53 40 00
4032 Stavanger                                           Fax: +47 75 53 41 11

Postboks 6054 Hinna                                      Website: www.nordlandssykehuset.no
4088 Stavanger
                                                         Oslo
Telephone: 51 44 37 70                                   Ullevål sykehus
E-mail: hillevag.og.hinna.trygdekontor@trygdeetaten.no   Kirkevn. 166
                                                         0450 Oslo
Tromsø
Tromsø Trygdekontor                                      Telephone: +47 22 11 99 30
Fredrik Langes gate 9
9290 Tromsø                                              Stavanger
                                                         Stavanger Legevakt
Telephone: +47 77 66 44 00                               Vaksinasjonskontoret, 2 etg.
                                                         Armauer Hansens vei 30
E-mail: tromso.tk@trygdeetaten.no                        4011 Stavanger

                                                         By appointment only.
Trondheim                                                Telephone for appointment: +47 51 50 85 00
Lerkendal Trygdekontor
Tempeveien 22                                            Tromsø
7031 Trondheim                                           Universitetssykehuset i Nord-Norge
                                                         Sykehusveien 38
Telephone: +47 73 82 20 00                               9038 Tromsø

Ås                                                       Telephone: +47 77 62 60 00
Ås Trygdekontor
P.O. Box 144                                             Trondheim
1430 Ås                                                  St.Olavs Hospital
Office address: Moerveien 10                             Olav Kyrresgt. 17
                                                         7030 Trondheim
Telephone: +47 64 97 21 20
Fax: +47 64 98 55 21                                     Telephone: +47 73 86 80 00 / +47 73 86 97 50

E-mail: as.trygdekontor@trygdeetaten.no




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Ås                                                                    Ås
Ås Helsestasjon                                                       Information will be provided on arrival at Ås.
Moerveien 5
1430 Ås
                                                                      15 .11 A M B U L A N C E / E M E R G E N C Y S E R V I C E ( L E G E VA K T )
Telephone: +47 64 96 22 40
                                                                      Bergen
                                                                      Vestre Strømkaien 19
15 . 10 M E D I C A L T R E AT M E N T                                5008 Bergen
                                                                      Opening hours: 24 hours every day
Bergen
Information will be provided on arrival in Bergen. In case of emer-   Telephone: +47 55 56 87 00
gency see section 15.11
                                                                      Bodø
Bodø                                                                  Rønvik Legesenter
Information will be given on arrival                                  Fjell veien 1
                                                                      8012 Bodø
Oslo
The Student Health Centre                                             Telephone: +47 75 58 60 10
Lavblokka, Blindern
0314 Oslo                                                             Oslo
                                                                      Storgaten 40
Telephone: +47 22 85 31 60                                            0182 Oslo
                                                                      Opening hours: 24 hours every day
Bentsebro Legesenter
Treschowsgt. 1                                                        Telephone: +47 22 93 22 93
0477 Oslo
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8 am - 8 pm, Sat: 10 am – 5 pm              Stavanger
Sun: 12 am - 5 pm                                                     Emergency outpatient clinic (legevakten)
                                                                      Armauer Hansens vei 30
Telephone: +47 23 18 31 00
                                                                      4011 Stavanger
Kringsjå Legesenter                                                   Telephone +47 51 51 02 02
Folke Bernadottesvei 32
0862 Oslo                                                             Tromsø
Opening hours: Mon & Wed: 8.30 am - 6 pm                              Breivika (next to the hospital)
Tues, Thurs & Fri: 8.30 am - 3 pm                                     9038 Tromsø
                                                                      Opening hours: 4 pm - 7 am
Telephone: +47 22 02 03 30
                                                                      Telephone: +47 77 67 14 14
Stavanger
Information will be provided upon arrival in Stavanger.               Trondheim:
                                                                      Olav Kyrres gate 17
Tromsø                                                                7030 Trondheim
A list of doctors will be given to the fellows upon arrival in        Opening hours: 24 hours every day
Tromsø.
                                                                      Telephone: +47 73 52 25 00
Trondheim
Gløshaugen Legesenter                                                 Ås
Richard Birkelandsvei 5                                               Follo Legevaktssentral (Ski Hospital)
7034 Trondheim                                                        Vardåsveien 3
Consulting hours: Mon - Fri: 8.30 am - 11.30 am and 12.30 am to       1400 Ski
2.30 pm                                                               Opening hours: 24 hours every day

Telephone: +47 73 59 32 80                                            Telephone: + 47 64 87 19 30

Edda Legesenter
Håkon Jarlsgate 12, 7030 Trondheim
Telephone: +47 73 83 19 00




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NORWEGIAN CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (SIU)


The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher           The Centre is Norway’s official agency for international program-
Education (SIU) is an administrative agency under the Norwegian        mes and measures related to higher education. It is commissioned
Ministry of Education and Research (UFD), with its own Board of        by several national and international public organisations to admi-
Directors.                                                             nister programmes within all levels of education.

SIU is a knowledge and service organisation with the mission of        In addition to programme administration, SIU is responsible for
promoting and facilitating cooperation, standardisation, mobility,     promoting Norway as an education and research nation, as well
and the overcoming of cultural barriers to communication and           as providing information and advisory services within the field of
exchange within the realm of higher education on an international      internationalisation in education.
level. The Centre is charged with the important task of coordinating
national measures according to official Norwegian policy within         For more information about SIU please see www.siu.no. You will
the field of internationalisation.                                      also find information about the NORAD Fellowship Programme at
                                                                       http://siu.no/vev.nsf/O/NORAD-NORAD+Fellowship




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NORWEGIAN CE NTRE FOR C OOP E RATION IN HIGHE R E DUC ATION
TEL: 55 30 88 10 FAX: 55 30 88 01 E-MAIL: siu@siu.no WEB: www.siu.no
ADDRESS: P.O. 7800, 5020 Bergen
OFFICE ADDRESS: Vaskerelven 39, 5014 Bergen