Moving to Norway

Relocating to another country can be difficult for both you and your family. Therefore, it can be comforting to know that Norway is ranked as the best country in the world to live in, and that we have a very good work-life balance.

Here you can read more about the OECD report and what it is like living in Norway.

Working in Norway
Here you will find the official site for working in Norway. Here you may find information that will help get you started, as well as information regarding life in Norway.

More information about living and working in Norway can also be found in this brochure, and here you can find more information regarding public offices for both labour and family migrants.

The Bergen Region has several schools and educational institutions. In Norway, education is free throughout compulsory school system (6 – 16 years old), upper secondary school and throughout university.

If preferred, international schools can be attended in the Bergen Region. Bergen is home to the International School of Bergen, which is a primary and lower secondary school. They also have an IB Middle Years Program to offer. In addition, Bergen Katedralskole offers the International Baccalaureate Program. Bergen Katedralskole is a popular secondary school, located in the heart of Bergen. 

Bergen is a popular city for students, and more than 30 000 are currently studying in the Bergen. Information about student life in Bergen can be found here and here, and more information about the region’s universities can be found here and here.

Support When Relocating to the Bergen Region
The Bergen Chamber of Commerce INN Service Centre provides a variety of services and resources to businesses in the Bergen Region. Their objective is to assist companies by providing support for the relocation process and facilitate integration of foreign employees and their families, thereby help newcomers enjoy and adapt to life in Bergen.

Work, Live and Thrive in the Bergen Region 


(Top Photo: Bergen Tourist Board, Matjaz Intihar)



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