Online Guide - Working and living in our region


Moving to the Stavanger region? Read the online guide here.

As you are reading this online book, you have perhaps just moved to the region or you are on your way to Norway. From the late 60’s and the beginning of the oil adventure, a solid tradition in recruiting and implementing international competence has been established in this region. The region is growing continuously with high technology industries and highly educated employees.


The Stavanger Chamber of Commerce wishes to welcome you to a rapidly growing region. Exciting jobs, research units, university facilities and good international schools make this region an attractive hub for competent, international employees. The aim of this book is to provide information for newcomers to the region and give you a good start to your stay in Norway. This guide book covers practical information in regards to culture and traditions, attractions, food and daily life, implementing the region’s motto; ‘Come for the job, stay for the lifestyle’.

The Stavanger region has approximately 350.000 inhabitants, represented by 181 different nationalities.

Click here to read the online guide