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International Summer School

Photo: Karina Ket, ISS student summer 2014. 

It is now too late to apply for ISS 2015, all courses are full. There will not be an additional round of admission for the Summer School.

Our next available Norwegian language courses start in August, and there will be an additional round of admissions May 1 - June 1.

Scholarship application results


- for Master's courses: all results have been announced on April 1, 2015

- for Bachelor's courses: all results will be announced by April 15, 2015


Learn Norwegian at UiO all year round!

There are a number of Norwegian courses offered at UiO. Each course has a different focus and target group.

There will be an additional round of admissions for NORA courses May 1 - June 1.

Courses at the International Summer School

The International Summer School (ISS) offers intensive Master's and Bachelor's courses each summer, from late June to late July. We welcome over 550 students from about 90 countries.


  • imgp6868 Pat Shaw passed away Nov 13, 2014 02:52 PM

    We are sad to announce that Pat Shaw, who was a student at the very first session of the Summer School in 1947, passed away on 9 November, age 88.

Services and tools


ISS has hosted HECUA programmes since 1973. Currently, we provide the infrastructure for HECUA's The New Norway program in the autumn semester.


NORA Autumn 2015:

Supplementary admissions:

  • May 1 - June 1

ISS Summer 2015:

  • Scholarship applicants: February 1
  • Self-financed applicants: March 15


Contact us

+47 22 85 63 85


Jun 20, 2015 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM, Lobby of Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Jun 20, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1 Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Jun 20, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM, Aud 1, Georg Morgenstiernes hus hus

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