HECUA Norway: Globalization, National Identity & the Politics of Belonging

HECUA Norway: Globalization, National Identity & the Politics of Belonging — Academics

Program Structure

HECUA is an affiliated program. You receive resident credit for the courses you take. Your grades count toward your University of Minnesota GPA and each course appears on your transcript. Consult the Learning Abroad Center's Academic Policies website for more information.

Coursework

The New Norway: Globalization, National Identity and the Politics of Belonging 

Each student takes four courses worth 4 semester credits each: The Scandinavian Welfare States; Challenges of Globalization and Mass Migration in Scandinavia; Scandinavian Art and Literature; and Norwegian Language or Independent Study Project. Courses include readings and discussions in English, Norwegian language instruction, field projects, internships and group trips.

Instruction in English by Norwegian faculty. Typical credits: 16 for fall semester.

The Scandinavian Welfare States fulfills the following Liberal Education requirement: Social Sciences Core

Challenges of Globalization and Mass Migration in Scandinavia fulfills the following Liberal Education requirement: Social Sciences Core

The Scandinavian Art, Film and Literature fulfills the following Liberal Education requirements: Arts & Humanities Core; Global Perspectives Theme

Note: students who take at least 3 credits/3 weeks study abroad will receive the Global Perspectives theme.

Finding Course Information

Learn about country-specific academic terminology and how to find host university course information.

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship