Norwegian University Direct Enroll Programs: Telemark University College, University of Oslo, University of Tromsø, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim)
Exchange agreements with several universities in Norway allow students to spend a semester or full year studying in various disciplines within the liberal arts. These universities offer a range of courses in English. Students with advanced language skills may be eligible to take classes in Norwegian as well. Consult with the St. Olaf program adviser for more information.
Trondheim: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim (NTNU) is Norway’s primary institution for educating the nation’s future engineers and scientists. The university also has strong programs in the social sciences, teacher education, the arts and humanities, medicine, architecture and fine art. Additional information can be found on the university web site: NTNU.
Telemark University College: This university is located in the heart of Norway in Bø, one and a half hours by train from Oslo. It offers an excellent program, Scandinavian Studies in Telemark (see additional details on this program below). Additional information can be found on the university web site: www.hit.no
University of Oslo: This is a large university located in the bustling capital of Norway. A variety of courses are available in English. The SUST and DSE programs are also based at the University of Oslo – see description of these programs on the overview of study abroad. Additional information can be found on the university web site: www.uio.no
University of Tromsø: Located in the far arctic regions of Norway, the University of Tromsø offers a unique fall program on Arctic Norway. Additional information can be found on the university web site: www.uit.no