University Study in Norway: University of Oslo
Study at the at the home of four Nobel prize-winning researchers in a wide range of academic fields.
This program appeals to students who are interested in experiencing Norwegian culture, would like to study alongside Norwegian students and/or need to fulfill major, minor or liberal education requirements.
Program type: This program is a university study program, which allows you to directly enroll in a foreign university and take classes with host country students. Instruction is in English by Norwegian faculty.
Level: Various levels.
Term: Fall semester, spring semester, academic year.
- Open to degree-seeking University of Minnesota sophomores and above
- Applicants must complete at least one year of study at the University of Minnesota prior to participation
- 2.75 GPA
Students are required to maintain a minimum of 13 credit enrollment status per semester or maintain the minimum program credit enrollment determined by their study abroad program, whichever is greater.
You will take the equivalent of 15 credits per semester, which is approximately 30 credits at the University of Oslo.
You will choose from a variety of English-taught courses in the
faculties of humanities and social sciences. The University of Oslo
offers more than 800 English-taught courses in a variety of disciplines
Undergraduate courses at the University of Oslo are offered at the 1000–3000 level. You should check the prerequisites of each course to make sure you have the adequate preparation. 4000 level courses are generally master's level courses, though they are occasionally open to undergraduates who have sufficient preparation in the subject area.
You can search for classes offered in English on the University of Oslo's website.
Global Identity: Connecting Your International Experience with Your Future is an optional 1-credit online course that helps you process your overseas experience and apply what you've learned upon your return. The course assists you in reflecting on multiple layers of cross-cultural experience and marketing your study abroad experience for future goals.
Academic Fit With a University of Minnesota Degree Plan
Many courses have already been reviewed to meet Liberal Education requirements. Go to the Liberal Education Database to search for courses or submit ones for approval.
Major Advising Pages tell you why University of Minnesota faculty think study abroad is important for a particular major, what the department wants students to think about when selecting a program, and gives helpful academic planning hints. There may also be profiles of students who studied abroad in your major.