Start of the semester

KHiO Semesterstart 2017

Oslo National Academy of the Arts wishes everyone welcome to a new semester!

Monday 14 August 2017

Fossveien 24, 0551 Oslo
For new students, Academy of Opera

All other departments begin their semester 21 August

10.00: Students and staff at the Academy of Opera gather

Monday 21 August 2017

Fossveien 24, 0551 Oslo
For new students

Separate welcome sessions:
09.00: Academy of Fine Art
10.00: Separate welcome sessions at Design, Art and Craft, Academy of Dance and Academy of Theatre

13.00: All new students from all departments gather at Hovedscenen (Main Stage)


  • Speech by Rector Jørn Mortensen and Director Annemarie Bechmann Hansen
  • Presentations of Academy of Opera, Academy of Theatre, Academy of Dance, Design, Art and Craft, and Academy of Fine Art
  • About the student democracy (presentation by the Student Council)
  • Information about the Student WelfareThe Student Welfare Organisation of Oslo and Akershus (SiO)
  • Artistic performances

15.00: Information for incoming Exchange students, Teorirommet (Theory room)

Thursday 24 August 2017

13.00: Official opening of Campus KHiO, Trappeamfiet (the steps outside)
For all students


  • Speech by Minister of Culture Linda Hofstad Helleland
  • Speech by Rector Jørn Mortensen
  • Artistic performances

Refreshments will be served.

New students will get information about admission and programme in a separate email.

Start of the semester 2017/2018

Also read the internal page for students for more information
You will find information about teaching schedules, workshop certification courses, deadlines, and semester fees and registration.