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From 12.02.2022 there are no requirements for testing, quarantine or registration upon arrival in Norway. Restrictions have been lifted. Social and cultural life is back to normal. You do not need to wear a face mask or socially distance.

If you do get infected with COVID-19, it is recommended that you isolate yourself for 4 days, or until you no longer have a fever. Covid tests can be bought in pharmacies and supermarkets.

These rules may change again, and you are responsible for being updated about which rules apply at the time of entry.

Please check Advice and rules for entry to Norway”  by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health on a regular basis

VISA: Letter of Invitation

A letter of invitation will be issued upon request for visa purposes. Please indicate this during the registration. A letter of invitation does not constitute any financial commitment on the part of CPCM2023.


The organizers will not accept liability for personal accident, loss, or damage to private property, which may be incurred as a result of the participation in the conference. Participants are, therefore, advised to arrange appropriate insurance cover. Make sure the insurance also applies to cancellation costs.

By plane

Bergen is well connected to several major European hubs through frequent flights from Oslo, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, London or Stockholm. There are also direct routes from Paris, Munich, Zürich, Madrid, and Hamburg – and over 40 other destinations.

By train

The scenic train between Oslo and Bergen takes you across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and has iconic stops at e.g. Finse (the highest station on the entire Norwegian railway system, and location chosen to portray the ice planet  in The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars movie).

Oslo-Bergen (430 km, 6 h 40 min; 6 daily departures)

From Sweden:
Stockholm-Oslo (5h 59min if high speed; otherwise 6 h 16 min)
Gothenburg-Oslo (3h 39min)

More info on Norway Trains.

By ferry

Fjord Line runs a daily ferry between Hirtshals (Denmark) and Bergen, via Stavanger.
See routes and times here.

There are also ferry connections between mainland Europe (Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands) and southern Norway (Kristiansand, Oslo). More info here.