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– Join in the professional Kongsberg expat community!

INN Kongsberg offer a  welcome program for international, professional newcomers to Norway and their accompanying families. The purpose of this project is to support the expats after the moving and immigration process is complete; the point when their brand new start in Norway truly begins.  This includes regular meetings to cover topics that are important for all international newcomers to Norway.  INN Kongsberg provide important, practical information to help the expat understand and adjust to the Norwegian way of life.  Our key priority is providing expats with a friendly and welcoming arena to help them develop their new social networks and friendships.

2017


City Walk – Old Kongsberg

Our guide this evening was Erik Engebretsen from Norsk Bergverksmuseum.  He took us for a city walk of Old Kongsberg! The walk started at the museum and took place in the area in and around Vestsida.


Hike with INN along the costal path in Stavern

The coastal path between Stavern and Helgeroa is a walk along rocky shores, sandy beaches, shallow bays and inside lush forests. On our way we will eat lunch and it will also be possible to look a bit around in beautiful Stavern. Because of the distance it is not suitable for children under 10 years.


Tax Seminar

To help you get ready to file your tax return, INN in cooperation with Deloitte had the pleasure of welcoming you to a seminar on Norwegian Taxes. They introduced the participants to tax residency & avoidance of double taxation, the Norwegian taxes, the tax cycle – tax deduction card, tax return, notification of tax assessment, amendments/appeals and tax optimization. The event was free of charge!


How to start your own business!

INN in cooperation with Etablererveiledning and Halvor Grene, invited to a seminar about how to start and run a business in Norway. This was a hands on evening with practical and useful information.  Read more about the event here>


01 Januar 23“Becoming a Kongsberg ambassador”

INN Kongsberg invited INN-members who are curious about Kongsberg’s history and who would you like to meet new people and become an active participant in Kongsberg community to an evening at the Mining Museum. We enjoyed presentations of Kongsberg`s history, information on how you can get involved in various clubs and associations and obtain a social network based on your interests. Read more here>

 

 

2016


11-november-28From Employee to Entrepreneur

Focus on entrepreneurship and development has exploded in recent years. There are many intelligent minds full of exciting ideas, but not all can be realised. Kongsberg has many players on hand, who can give advice along the way in determining whether the idea is worth following up. INN and NAV welcomes you to this seminar on Entrepreneurship and startups. To help you get started, this is your chance to meet many of these players and get useful information.


Oktober 16“Søndagstur” from Sachsen

Many of you has probably asked yourself what Norwegians do on Sundays. In many cultures, people meet in the city center, they do their weekly shopping etc. Many Norwegians though – do their “Søndagstur”! We would like to introduce you to the traditional Søndagstur, in the area of Knutefjell/ Sachsen. This activity is suitable for both adults and children of all ages that enjoy outdoor life. Read more here >


06 Juni 15Norwegian Conversation Group

This spring INN and Folkeuniversitetet offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.


06 juni 08Norwegian Conversation Group

This spring INN and Folkeuniversitetet offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.


Juni 1Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.
Read more here>


Mai 31Hike wiht INN and Kongsberg Turistforening!


Hiking is one of many Norwegians favorite activity! INN and Kongsberg og Omegn’s Turistforening (KOT) invited INN-members to join us for a hike to Sveinsbu located in the Skrim Mountains. The walk was suitable for all age groups.  Read more here>


Mai 25Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.
Read more here>


Mai 18Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.
Read more here>


Mai 11Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.
Read more here>


Mai 03Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.
Read more here>


April 27Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.  Read more here>


April 20Norwegian Conversation Group

Do you want to improve your Norwegian skills? INN and Folkeuniversitetet will this spring offer tailor-made conversation groups, for you to practice your Norwegian, extend the vocabulary and gain more knowledge of Norwegian culture and society. One of the Norwegian teacher at Folkeuniversitetet will be guiding you. There will be 6 sessions, all with different themes. Sports, Norwegian traditions and humor are some of the themes this semester.
Read more here>


April 18Tax Seminar

INN in cooperation with Deloitte have the pleasure of welcoming you to a seminar on Norwegian Taxes. Cecilie Wikborg Bue Senior Manager and Merethe Hadland from Deloitte, will give you an introduction to the Norwegian taxes, the tax cycle, avoidance of double taxation and tax optimization. The event is free of charge!
Read more here>


March 02Norwegian Welfare System

INN and NAV Internasjonalt invited to a seminar on the Norwegian Welfare-System. What does the membership in the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme include? What are your duties and rights? What happens to the rights you have earned if you decide to leave Norway? These were the topics of the seminar.


Februar 16Ski Course – Alpine Skiing

In cooperation with Kongsberg Skiing center, we would like to invite you to a beginners ski course for alpine skiing. You will receive training from professional instructors, who will teach you the basic skills needed for alpine skiing. A great opportunity to experience this winter sport!
For further information – klick here>


Februar 09Ski Course – Alpine Skiing

In cooperation with Kongsberg Skiing center, we would like to invite you to a beginners ski course for alpine skiing. You will receive training from professional instructors, who will teach you the basic skills needed for alpine skiing. A great opportunity to experience this winter sport!
For further information – klick here>

 

 

2015


Desember 02INN – Norwegian Christmas Traditions

Christmas is celebrated all over the world, but in different ways. INN in cooperation with Lågendalsmuseet are happy to welcome you to Christmas event. Ole Jacob Cranner will give a speech about how Norwegians celebrates Christmas, both nowadays and historically in addition to a tour of some of the buildings in the museumm


Oktober 11«Søndagstur” – Hike to Knutehytta!

Many of you has probably asked yourself what Norwegians do on Sundays. In many cultures, people meet in the city center, they do their weekly shopping etc. Many Norwegians though – do their “Søndagstur”! “Søndagstur” means going for a walk in your neighborhood or hiking in the mountains. We introduce the traditional Søndagstur in the area of Knuten.


June 1Energy through outdoor living!

Learn more about how Norwegians spend their Sundays.  INN and KOT invites you to a short hike in the woods surrounding Kongsberg, to show you how many Norwegians spend their Sundays; walking in the woods or in the mountains. No special skills is needed and the event is suitable for both adults and children. Read more about the event >


May 1717. May Celebration

INN invited expats with their families for the 17th of May celebration! 17th of May is a day full of cheer and festivities to celebrate the signing of the Norwegian constitution. Schools and marching bands formed up a grand parade, and the streets were filled with spectators. The grand finale of the parade took place on Kirketorget, just outside our offices!


April 8INN – Tax Seminar

INN® in cooperation with Deloitte has the pleasure of welcoming you to a seminar on Norwegian taxes.
Click to read more about the seminar>


March 11INN – Norwegian Welfare System

INN in cooperation with NAV International invitee to a seminar on the Norwegian Welfare System.  Agenda.


Februar 24INN Ski Course – Cross Country Skiing

Don’t miss out on this chance to experience the fun of skiing and sledging!  There will be instructors present, to teach you some basic skills needed to get going on cross country skis.  Also, there are plenty of room for both adults and children to try sledging.
Learn more about the event >


Februar 13INN Ski Course – Apin Skiing

In cooporation with Kongsberg Skiing center and KIF Skiclub, we would like to invite you to skiing course for beginners for alpine skiing. You will receive training from professional instructors from KIF Skiclub, who will teach you the basic skills needed for alpine skiing. This is a great opportunity to experience this winter sport. Read more here >