Expat Guide to Living in Oslo
Whether you're already living in Oslo or preparing to move to Oslo, our Expat Guide to Living in Norway offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Oslo. For answers to specific questions, visit our Norway Forum to talk with expats in Oslo.
More Culture Shock Reports for Oslo
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Oslo handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Oslo:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Oslo Reports
What are people's priorities in Oslo - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Oslo:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Oslo Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Oslo? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Oslo? Below are some of the responses from expats in Oslo:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Oslo with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Oslo, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Oslo. If you are already living in Oslo, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Oslo by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Oslo Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Oslo? Below are some of the reports from expats in Oslo:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Oslo? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Oslo? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report