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Start of the semester

KHiO Semesterstart 2018

KHiO Semesterstart 2018

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

Monday 20 August 2018

Fossveien 24, 0551 Oslo

For new students

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

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 Welfare Organisation of Oslo and Akershus (SiO)
  • Artistic performances

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

Thursday 23. August 2018

For all students (old and new)

13.00: Official opening of Campus KHiO, Trappeamfiet (the stairs outside)


  • Speech by Rector Jørn Mortensen
  • Speech by Ingrid Lorentzen, Ballet director and Head of the Norwegian National Ballet
  • Artistic performances

Refreshments will be served.

Start of the semester 2017/2018

New students will get information about admission and programme in a separate email. Please note the information about how to registrer as a new student at KHiO.

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.