University of Oslo International Summer School

University of Oslo International Summer School

About the Program

The University of Oslo's International summer school offers undergraduate and master level courses, with opportunities to focus on Norwegian culture, language and society. Courses are cross-departmental, including film studies, social sciences, international affairs but all with a focus on Norwegian studies. The program also offers cultural immersion including sightseeing in Oslo, local excursions and cultural evenings.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the Oslo International Summer School

Partner Institution
University of Oslo
Program Dates

Late June to early August

Country
  • Norway
Area(s) of study
ArtsScandinavian and Baltic Studies
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 7, 2019

Additional Requirements or Restrictions

Student must be in 2nd year academic standing or higher.

Course Credits

You will enroll in one to two courses. The number of credits, under the ECTS system, varies by course. Please note that 2 ECTS credits = 1 UBC credit.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver
Arts
UBC course: ANTH 241
Title: Introduction to Conservation and Administration of Museum Collections
Partner course code: KONS 1000
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-05-04
UBC course: ARTH 3rd
Title: Edvard Munch
Partner course code: KUN 2005E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-12-16
UBC course: ARTH 3rd
Title: Inside the Medieval Church
Partner course code: KUN 2305E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-13
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: REL3010 - Buddhism in the contemporary world
Partner course code: REL 3010
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-07
UBC course: GEOB 270
Title: Geographical Information Systems
Partner course code: SGO 1910
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-03-20
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: The Cult of Saints in Norway and Iceland c.950-1250
Partner course code: HIS 2133
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-02
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Vikings and Kings in the British Isles (c.800-1050)
Partner course code: HIS 2141
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-02
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: History & the Social Sciences, a Nervous Romance? Themes & Theories of Social History since 1960
Partner course code: HIS 2310
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-02
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: The History of Popular Culture and Society in the West, 1880-2000
Partner course code: HIS 2362
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-02
UBC course: POLI 345
Title: Family, gender equality and the welfare state
Partner course code: SOS 2402
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 360
Title: International Security Policy
Partner course code: STV 2230
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: International Political Economy
Partner course code: STV 2220
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International military operations
Partner course code: STV 1240
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Nordic Politics
Partner course code: STV 1510
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Politics and development
Partner course code: STV 2310
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Political Institutions and Politics in Democracies
Partner course code: STV 2360
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: EU Decision Making Processes and Policy Areas
Partner course code: STV 2500
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-13
UBC course: SCAN 1st
Title: Introduction to Norwegian
Partner course code: NORINT 0105M
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-06
UBC course: SCAN 335
Title: What Caused the Viking Age?
Partner course code: HIS 2143
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-07
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Runology - General Introduction
Partner course code: NFI 1100
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-06
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Norweigan World Literature
Partner course code: NOR 1403
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Nordic Noir
Partner course code: MEVIT 3550
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-14
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Norweigan Life and Society
Partner course code: NORINT 500
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SCAN 3rd
Title: Contemporary Scandinavian Film: Cultural, Aesthetic and Literary Approaches
Partner course code: NOR 2415
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SCAN 4th
Title: Ibsen and the Drama of Modernity
Partner course code: IBS 3104
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-09-02
UBC course: SOCI 303
Title: Migration, diversity, and inequality
Partner course code: SOSGEO 2800
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-02
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Migration, Transnationalism and Development
Partner course code: SGO 2600
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-08
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: The Scandinavian welfare society - contemporary C perspectives
Partner course code: S0S 2603
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-08
UBC course: SOCI 420
Title: Environment and society
Partner course code: SGO 2302
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-02
Music
UBC course: MUSC 3rd*
Title: Film Music
Partner course code: MUS 2001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-18
UBC Okanagan
Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Norwegians for international students
Partner course code: NORINT 0114
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-22
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Norwegian life and society
Partner course code: NORINT 0500
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-25
UBC course: BIOL 3rd
Title: Molecular genetics and developmental biology
Partner course code: MBV 3020
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-18
UBC course: EESC 431/4th
Title: Geomorphology of the Nordic Countries
Partner course code: GEG 2130
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-01
UBC course: ENGL 3rd
Title: The Victorian Period
Partner course code: Eng 2305
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-09
UBC course: GEOG 370
Title: Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Partner course code: SGO 1910
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-25
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Social Cognition
Partner course code: PSY 2102
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-31
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Psychosocial Development
Partner course code: PSY 2205
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-31
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Brain and Cognition
Partner course code: Psy 2302
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-07
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Personality and Abnormal Psychology
Partner course code: PSY 2600
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-31
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Family, Gender Equality and the Welfare State
Partner course code: sos 2402
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-15

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program.

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. 
  3. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice. You can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button.
  4. Where applicable, select the "SUMMER STUDY" option to pay tuition to UBC or the "Study Abroad" option to pay tuition to the partner institution. If you select the "SUMMER STUDY" option, please also include a second choice.
  5. If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application(s) and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution(s). 
  6. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  7. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of your UBC transcript)

Accessibility

If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodation, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of your program:

The Centre for Accessibility (Vancouver) 604 822-5844

Disability Resource Centre (Okanagan) 250 807-8053

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

The Go Global Fee (of $415.00) is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global programs. The fee is non-refundable. However it may be adjusted under the following circumstances:

Not matched to summer abroad:

You are eligible to have your Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $93.25 (i.e. reduced by $321.75) if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

Withdrawals:

To withdraw from your Go Global summer abroad program, you must contact Go Global by email to request withdrawal. You will then be asked to complete a short withdrawal form.

Students who withdraw by March 30 will have their Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $321.75 (i.e. reduced by $93.25).

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Drop-in advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Extended drop-in advising hours January 7 - 17, 2019

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Partner Institution
University of Oslo
Program Dates

Late June to early August

Country
  • Norway
Area(s) of study
ArtsScandinavian and Baltic Studies
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 7, 2019