Is the Norwegian culture really different from what you're used too? You might wonder what's specific to Norwegian culture, but Norwegians are not that different from other Europeans. Usually a couple of aspects are mentioned when Norwegians thinks about themselves as a cultural distinct group. Read more
Finding suitable accommodation during your stay in Norway may take time and effort on your part. Keep in mind that there are many possibilities. We advise you to start your search for housing as soon as your plans for a research stay have become definite. Read more
If you have a Norwegian employer or if you are staying in Norway, you will probably need a Norwegian bank account, especially if your stay exceeds six months. Access to a Norwegian bank account will enable you to receive salary payments and handle your finances. Read more
Moving to a different country is a big decision to make, but there are many advantages to working and living in Norway as a researcher. Coming to work in Norway can be a good career move and may improve your work-life balance. This is something to take into consideration if you have to choose between different locations.
The EURAXESS centres in Norway provides practical support to researchers relocating for work. If you know where you will be going contact them directly:
In Norway, the atmosphere in the workplace is quite informal, and employees are generally able to communicate directly with their superiors due to a flat structure. Even when there is a clear hierarchy, it is not necessarily evident in the workplace on a daily basis. Read more
There are two types of recognition in Norway: general recognition and specific recognition. Both involve assessment of foreign qualifications against Norwegian higher education qualifications. Read more
There are several channels you should use in order to get an overview of vacant positions in Norway. The EURAXESS Job portal is a good place to start, but you should also look for vacancies directly on the research institutions’ websites. Read more
In Norway, public R&D funding is either allocated directly to the research institutions or channelled through funding agencies. In addition, it is the research institutions that directly advertise project-related researcher positions, including doctoral and post-doctoral positions. Read more
There are many good reasons to conduct a research stay abroad. In this section you will find relevant onfrirmation and tips.
Get help from a EURAXESS Centre to prepare your move abroad: