UiO International Summer School

The International Summer School (ISS) offers 14 Bachelor's courses focusing mainly on Norwegian language, culture and society, and 7 Master's courses on topics of broad international interest. The courses adopt a comparative perspective, where the Norwegian case may serve as a basis for future dialogue and discussion. All courses offer ECTS credit points.


Admission to the Summer School requires that you meet academic and English language proficiency requirements. 

The application deadline for qualified scholarship applicants is February 1, 2020, and for self-financed/sponsored applicants March 1, 2020.

The courses offered in 2020 are:

Bachelor's courses
ISSHF1143 – Art in Norway
ISSHF1530 – Norwegian History
ISSHF2060 – Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries
ISSHF2415 – Trends in Scandinavian Film and TV
ISSN0110 – Intensive Elementary Norwegian, Level I
ISSN0120 – Intensive Intermediate Norwegian, Level II
ISSN0130 – Intensivt mellomkurs i norsk, trinn III
ISSN0140 – Intensivt kurs i norsk for viderekomne, trinn IV
ISSN1115 – Nynorsk
ISSN1320 – Norwegian Literature
ISSSV1753 – The Norwegian Welfare State
ISSSV1850 – Scandinavian Government & Politics
ISSSV1855 – International Politics

Master's courses
ISSHF4060 – Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries
ISSJF4711 – Human Rights
ISSMF4205 – International Community Health: Accessibility, Equity and Human Rights
ISSSUM4180 – Energy, Environment and Social Change
ISSSV4756 – International Development Studies
ISSSV4854 – Peace Research
ISSSV4385 – How Democracies Emerge and Survive

Afternoon seminars
ISSN0500 – Norwegian Life & Society

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor,Master
Language of instruction
InstitutionUniversity of Oslo
Begin date20.06.2020
End date31.07.2020
Registration deadline01.03.2020
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeOslo, Norway
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