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International Summer School

Photo: Imsuochivy Suos, ISS student summer 2014. Six weeks of academic achievement and international good will.

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

Our next available Norwegian language courses start in August, and there will be a supplementary 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 a supplementary 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 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM, Lobby of Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Jun 20, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Aud 1, Georg Morgenstiernes hus hus
Jun 20, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1 Georg Morgenstiernes hus

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