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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, the official website to the municipalities
Welcome to Oslo
Welcome to Oslo aim to help skilled workers, international students and their families plan their relocation and make themselves at home in 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.
Move to Kongsvinger Region
The Kongsvinger region is located about an hour from Oslo and from the rest of the world, and the city of Kongsvinger has a university hospital and college environment. The entire region consists of 6 municipalities, where modern industry and agriculture are important industries.
The HortenLove association is a partnership between Horten Business Forum and the Municipality of Horten. The aim is to present Horten as an attractive district, full of opportunities.
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 - Best city in the world for work-life balance
A new analysis by Kisi found the Norwegian capital, Oslo, to be the world's best city for work-life balance. According to Kisi's data, workers in Oslo take on average 25 days of vacation a year and get 707 days of paid parental leave. The city also scored highly for remote working, quality and availability of healthcare, and air quality.
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