Before you apply for housing, we ask you to submit the Arrival form. This is to confirm that you are a new student at NMBU and for your arrival to go as smoothly as possible. 

Please fill and submit your Arrival form
When you have submitted your Arrival form, please apply for housing - remember that you must write NEWINTS in the space for comments in the application. 

Important information relevant for your contract and arrival form:

Prepayment of house rent
SiÅs does not require a deposit. Instead, we ask for a prepayment of the rent.

No residence permit - EU citizens are required to prepay house rent of NOK 10.000,- to SiÅs within January 1st (Spring semester) and July 1st  (Autumn semester)
International bank transfer:     
Name of beneficiary: Studentsamskipnaden i Ås, 1432 Ås, Norway
Name of bank: DNB NOR, STRANDEN 21, AKER BRYGGE, NO-0021 OSLO                                   
Account: 1654 05 03420 - IBAN: NO1416540503420 - BIC/ SWIFT: DNBANOKK.
Remember to enclose your name and costumer number on the payment (you will find your customer number above your name on the contract)

Residence permit (Non-EU citizens) are required to transfer funds to NMBU to secure a residence permit. You authorize NMBU through the Arrival form to transfer of NOK 24 000,- from your funds to cover the rent until your Norwegian bank account can be opened. NMBU will transfer rent after the start of the semester.

NORHED Students do not need to transfer rent in advance, as this is guaranteed for. Please provide the NMBU project coordinator`s name.


Phd-students and Semester fee: All tenants living in SiÅs student accommodation are obliged to pay semester fee every semester. Semester fees must be paid immediately upon arrival or as soon as an invoice for semester fees is available. Please contact Student Information Centre (SiT) for the invoice. Students who do not pay a semester fee will be invoiced an additional 10% rent.


There are no kitchenware and bedding (duvet, pillow or bed covers) in the room/apartment. You may buy/rent or bring your own. Please order kitchenware and/or bedding on the Arrival Form.

Before arrival, you will receive an email with information about how to collect your bedding and/or kitchenware – if you choose to buy/rent.

Bedding and/or kitchenware will be deducted from the prepayment.

Cost for a duvet, pillow and bed covers:

  • NOK 850,-

Rent or buy kitchenware:

  • rent for 6 months, NOK 400,-
  • rent for 1 year, NOK 800,-
  • buy, NOK 1300,-                                                                                                             

Kitchen utensils


2 casseroles – 3 l.

1 frying pan

cooking utensils

2 cups

2 big glasses


2 plates

2 lunch plates

2 soup bowls

2 chopping boards

3 plastic bowls with lids

2 dish clothes

1 duvet

1 pillow

2 sheets

2 duvet covers

2 pillowcases