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University of Oslo International Summer School
Oslo, Norway (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Budget Sheets Summer
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Norwegian Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Options: University Residence Pre-Requisites: Sophomore status
Program Sponsor: UND Sponsored
Program Description:


The program mission is summed up by the ISS motto of: "Six Weeks of Academic Acheivement and International Goodwill." This intensive program offers a six week program for Graduate and Undergraduate students, and hosts 550 students from approximately 90 countries.  Along with the academic courses ISS offers a number of social acitivities throughout the six weeks and an optional weekend exercision to Bergen (for an additional charge). The International Summer School is an opportunity to connect to the world with approximately 1,200 participants from over 30 countries.


ISS is hosted at the University of Oslo Blindern campus, approxmately ten minutes from the city center via public transportation.  The city of Oslo offers students the beauty of the woodland hills and Oslo fjord all within the metropolitian area.  Oslo is the largest city in Norway, and provides a great starting location for travel throughout Scandinavia and Europe, or for those desiring to explore other regions of Norway.


ISS offers courses at both the Graduate and Undergraduate level. The program offers students intensive Norwegian language courses at all levels, as well as art, culture, and history courses, including topics ranging from Norwegian language and culture to Peace and Gender Studies.


Furnished housing is arranged as part of the ISS program in Blindern student accommodations and includes a meal plan.  Blindern student accommodations are conveniently located just across from the main Oslo campus and Blindern metro stop.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience: 1 2 3 4 5
Academics: 1 2 3 4 5
Housing: 1 2 3
Host Country Staff: 1 2 3 4 5
Safety: 1 2 3 4 5
Social Life: 1 2 3 4 5
Food: 1 2 3
Easy to live within my budget: 1 2 3
Program Reviews:
Summer 2014 Participant
I thought that my experience at UiO's ISS was absolutely amazing! I would definitely do it again and would encourage others to go for it as well!
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.