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In collaboration with Visit Lillehammer, the International Office at INN University, Campus Lillehammer offer our exchange students the possibility of volunteering at a variety of events during their stay.

In the beginning of each semester, there will be held an information meeting regarding the different events students can volunteer at. 

IMPORTANT: All volunteering during spring 2020 has been cancelled due to the global pandemic. Volunteering during fall 2020 might not happen. Further information will be published when a decision has been made. 

Events spring semester 2020

The 2020 FIS Alpine Europa Cup in Kvitfjell for men – 27.02-01.03.

For the second time, will the Europa Cup in Alpine be held prior to the FIS World Cup in Alpine. This is an important event for recruiting contestants to the World Cup. It is assumed that 80 to 90 contestants will participate in this Europa Cup.

Sign up through this link for volunteering during Europa Cup and/or World Cup.


FIS World Cup Alpine in Kvitfjell – 06.03-08.03.

The World Cup in Alpine is arranged for the 26th time, this year in Kvitfjell. The world’s best and fastest skiers will race down the mountain, which is acknowledged as one of the classic alpine mountains in the world.


X-games in Hafjell - 07.03-08.03.

X-games is an annual extreme sports event which will finally be held in Hafjell again. There will be a Big Air Saturday, a slopestyle Sunday and the new Knuckle Huck. X-Games in Hafjell 2017 had 17,500 spectators. Guests from all over the world took the trip to Hafjell to watch the contests.


The RAW AIR World Cup in Ski Jump – 09.03-10.03.

RAW AIR is a yearly Norwegian ski jumping tournament taking place in four different cities, over the course of 10 days. Last year was the first time the female athletes could participate in the tournament.


Lillehammer 2020 World Para Snowboard World Cup – 10.03-15.03.

Snowboard is a very popular branch for the Para athletes. This is the first time a World Cup in Para Snowboard is held in Hafjell. It is expected that over 60 contestants will participate. Pay attention to the Facebook event for more information.

Sign-up for volunteering during the Para World Cup can be done in this link.


Birken Skifestival – 14.03-21.03.

The Birken Skifestival is a tribute to the Ski sport, for everyone whom are interested in Cross Country no matter age and shape. You can choose between eight races, and you are guaranteed in finding one which suits you. The races are a training goal for many people throughout the year.  

Sign-up will be announced later.


Lillehammer 2020 World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup – 18.03-25.03.

T he World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup, previously called the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup, is an annual circuit of elite disabled alpine skiing competitions, competing in timed races within five disciplines: slalom, giant slalom, super G, downhill and super combined in Hafjell.

Sign-up for volunteering during the Para World Cup can be done in this link (same link as for Para World Cup in Snowboard).


Norwegian Championship 2020 – 23.03-29.03

Lillehammer Ski Club and the Norwegian Ski Federation, in collaboration with NRK, will organize Norway's first joint Norwegian Championship for the Ski Federation's six branches in March 2020.

Sign-up will be announced later.


Amandus – Lillehammer International Student Film Festival - 01.04-04.04.

Amandus is the biggest film festival for young film makers and film students in the Nordic region. The festival is held annually in Lillehammer, Norway. Volunteering is a great way to gain experience with working at a big festival for youth and young filmmakers.

Sign up for volunteering during the Amandus Festival can be done in this link.


Våryrfestivalen - 02.04-06.04

Våryrfestivalen (web-page in Norwegian) was held for the first time in Lillehammer during spring 2017. The festival is a place where the artistic, the musical and the social critical can meet up. With a variety of events, from childrens theater, debates, art shows, concerts and more, it's aim is to create common experiences through different contexts. 

The Festival need volunteers for rigging the event and for security/guarding during the events. They need the following:
- 2 people Thursday 02.04, Friday 03.04 and Saturday 04.04 during the day.
- 5 people Thursday 02.04 and Saturday 04.04 during the evening.
- 2 people Friday 03.04 during the evening.

Sign-up by sending an e-mail to Introduce yourself, write your contact information and when you can volunteer.


The Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer – 25.05-31.05.

The Festival is Norway’s biggest Literature festival, which offers various events for readers of all ages. It is a great possibility to experience authors discussing their works and relevant societal issues with like-minded people on-stage. Each year, about 400 authors and artists from the whole world participates in the festival. The focus of the 2020 festival is on Spanish and Latin American literature.

Sign-up will be announced later.


Birken Run Festival – 13.06-15.06.

The yearly festival is one of the most famous running events in Norway. The tracks stretch out through various forest terrain. Participants choose between seven different races, where one can find distances that suits one’s own ambitions and level.

Sign-up will be announced later.

Events fall semester 2020

To be announced