Housing is guaranteed provided that the students apply within the deadline indicated below. If students fail to apply within the deadline or if they arrive after the date they have indicated on their application, they are not guaranteed housing.
Application period for housing
Fall semester: 1 April – 15 May
Spring semester: 1 October – 1 November
Application procedures for housing: Apply directly to the Student Welfare Organization (SiB).
Students can find private housing located within the city center and outside of the city center. Website for housing information: http://www.sib.no/hostels
Pricing: (All numbers are estimates)
Private Housing in City Center: $800 or more per month
Private Housing outside City Center: Beginning at $500 per month
If students live outside of City Center, transportation is easy to locate. Visit www.skyss.no for pricing information
Penn State students taking part in the exchange will be required to purchase the Penn State Health Insurance plan for study abroad, regardless of any other coverage that students may have. HTH health insurance can be purchased through the Penn State Office Student Health Insurance.