Finding a place to stay in Norway
You will have several options, staying with a friend, staying in a collective, renting a small one room apartment( called hybel in norway)
The prices are considered high, ranging from 4000kr to 8000kr per person.
These are usually small apartments suited for students.
Click here for online links for apartment databses.
Norway has a areal of of 387 000 square
kilometres and is the seventh largest country in Europe.
It borders to Sweden, Finland and Russia and has around 50 000 of which around 2000 is inhabited. Norway has a lot of mountains and to the west it has many fjords which is world known for its magnicifence.
also belong to the Kingdom of Norway.
Why work in Norway
There are several reasonons why to choose Norway as your work destination. The salary is high, worker rights is one of the strictest in the world and favors the worktaker greatly. The sickness benefits if you should fall ill is also on the workers side. A lot of norwegians change work frequently, this may be due to promotions, better work experience, and the wish for a change in envoirement. Norway has today over 100.000 Polish and 80.000 swedish workers. The numbers change frequently but shows the 2 most popular foreign work takers.
Planning to find work in Norway
- What kind of work are you looking for?
- How hard are you willing to work?
- Do you have the experience?
- What are your personal limits?
Where to begin work search in Norway
The majority of vacancies in Norway are listed on the Internet. All job vacancies published in Norway can be found on our job databse section. Most of the vacancies are written in Norwegian, but you can find a number of job vacancies in English by using the pre-defined search.
We have also updates from Euractiv with vacant european positions.
Norway has a areal of 387 000 square kilometres and is the seventh largest country in Europe. It borders to Sweden, Finland and Russia and has around 50 000 of which around 2000 is inhabited. Norway has a lot of mountains and to the west it has many fjords which is world known for its magnicifence.
Norway has 4.87 million inhabitants. Approximately 460 000 are foreigners. The largest groups are from Poland, Sweden, Germany and Denmark. Immigrants from countries beyond Europe are mainly from Pakistan, Iraq, Vietnam and Somalia.
Population figures for the 6 largest cities as of 1st of January 2010
Oslo 574 000
Bergen 257 000
Trondheim 168 000
Stavanger 121 000
Kristiansand 80 000
Tromsø 66 000
Nav ( Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration)
Has prepared a guide for finding and requirements for working in Norge!