Welcome to Bergen!

ESN Bergen is part of the "Erasmus Student Network" (ESN), a European-wide student organization whose aim it is to help students studying abroad.

Are you an exchange student studying abroad in Bergen? Then ESN Bergen is made for you! We arrange social activities for the exchange students that come here. Our goal is to make your stay here in Bergen as good as possible and for you to have a great exchange experience!

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organisation with more than 430 sections in 36 countries throughout Europe. ESN Bergen is one of eight local sections in Norway. Every semester ESN Bergen arranges different social events, including trips such as our trip to Finnish Lapland! Follow us on our Social Media accounts, or have a look at our calendar here, to get news about our events.

ESN Bergen is registered in Brønnøysundregistrene with the organization number 997 728 734.


You can find the program for this semester on our webpage, just go to Events.

If you are interested in doing some travelling during your stay, we would like to highlight our trip to Finnish Lapland! It's something you simply can't miss!

If you're interested in the Buddy program, view Buddy Bergen.

Check out our student guide!

On our webpage you can find a student guide to Bergen, which includes fun facts, nightlife, practical information such as transportation, grocery stores, shopping centre, hairdressers, useful apps etc.

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Our vision

"Enrichment of society through international students"

Our mission 

"ESN is the key volunteer student organisation in international higher education in Europe. We provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of SHS - Students Helping Students."


You can find links to other sections and other nationally relevant information on our national webpage and Facebook group:

If you are interested in finding out more about ESN on the international level check out: