Living in Oslo guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in Oslo with the expat guide

Our selection of articles for expatriation in Oslo

Discovering Oslo

Expats arriving in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo might expect different things: a sight of the beautiful fjords touted on ...

Things to do on weekdays in Oslo

Many expats are intimidated by Oslo's colder climate. Luckily, the city offers a wide range of both indoor and outdoor ...

Things to do in Oslo alone, with your family or your partner

Aside from easily accessible weekday activities in Oslo, the city offers seasonal activities to suit every preference. Some of ...

Sports in Oslo

Norwegians are an active bunch and weather is no obstacle. You will see youngsters playing soccer in the pouring rain or even ...

Gastronomy in Oslo

Oslo is an up-and-coming foodie capital bursting with new inventions and tastes often referred to as New Nordic Cuisine. It's ...

Adjusting to the culture in Oslo

From cultural attractions to a buzzing food scene and local sights and sounds, Oslo has a lot to offer. Experiencing Oslo like a ...

Developing your social circle in Oslo

Norwegians are not known for their eagerness to befriend newcomers. Most locals have well-established social networks comprising ...

Developing your professional network in Oslo

Oslo is not the biggest city; networking will help you stay connected and discover new opportunities. Whether you are already ...

The networking etiquette in Oslo 

From deciding what to wear and choosing a topic of conversation, there are clear dos and don'ts when it comes to networking ...

Buying property in Oslo

House prices in Oslo have been on the rise for the past decade, and although the market is beginning to stabilize, the housing ...

Accommodation in Oslo

Rental places in Oslo are competitive, and prices are overall high. High living costs are well-expected across the Scandinavian ...

Popular neighbourhoods in Oslo

Welcome to Oslo! Once you familiarise yourself with the neighbourhoods in Oslo, it will be much easier to navigate the city ...

The labour market in Oslo

High wages and an exceptionally high quality of life draw many expats to Norway's capital city. Expats will find that the job ...

Finding a job in Oslo

Norway has strict immigration and work permit rules that make it difficult to find a job. In many cases, expats will be applying ...

The work culture in Oslo

Companies in Norway offer attractive work environments that provide a good work-life balance; it is precisely for this reason ...

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