Norway: University of Oslo (Summer)

The University of Oslo is Norway’s largest and oldest institution of higher education. It was founded in 1811 when Norway was still under Danish rule. It is currently ranked as one of the world's top 100 universities by Shanghai World Ranking.  Today, the University of Oslo has approximately 27,000 students, 13% of which are international students. It is also the home of four Nobel Prize winners which demonstrates the quality of the research at this university. Exchange students will be fully immersed in this modern research university. The exchange offers academic programs for both undergraduate and post-graduate students.

Summer Program

Students can apply to take 1-3 courses, earning between 3-9 credits for the summer. Students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered in the summer. 

International Summer School Website

The program fee paid to UiO includes: housing, meals, health insurance, extra curricular activities, and one weekend excursion. Excursions may include a visit to the Oslofjord, Telemark, Jotunheimen mountain hike or Jotunheimen white water rafting. 

Pre-Arrival Information for summer participants

Dates:: Late June—Late-July or early August (6 weeks)

University of Oslo does offer several scholarships for the summer. The "partial" scholarship can cover the program fee which drastically reduces the cost of participation. Students interested in applying for scholarship support to study at UiO for the summer will be required to submit a completed UiO Summer Application to the UiO Office by February 1. Additional information can be found on the International Summer School (ISS) website. 

International Summer School Scholarship Details

 

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GPA Requirement
2.5 Undergraduate
3.0 Graduate
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Requirement
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Graduate

Program Dates and Application Deadline

Spring/Summer 2020

Estimated Program Dates: June 2020 - August 2020
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

Semester Option

Courses

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Students can apply to take 1-3 courses, earning between 3-9 credits for the summer. 

Course Options Use this button to search all available course options and descriptions.

Pre-Approved Courses Note: This course list indicates courses that have been previously approved. It is not a list of available courses on this program.

Course Approval Process Students registering for courses that have not been pre-approved will need to follow the course approval instructions. 

Students interested in satisfying general education courses abroad can find more information on our General Education page.

Cost and Scholarships

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Cost Breakdown 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

UNIVERSITY OF OSLO SUMMER GRANT: University of Oslo does offer several scholarships for the summer. The "partial" scholarship can cover the program fee which drastically reduces the cost of participation. Students interested in applying for scholarship support to study at UiO for the summer will be required to submit a completed UiO Summer Application to the UiO Office by February 1. Additional information can be found on the International Summer School (ISS) website and Scholarship Announcement for Oslo-Summer.

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Contact Information

Padnos International Center
130 Lake Ontario Hall
616-331-3898
studyabroad@gvsu.edu

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