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International Summer School

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598 students from 89 countries participated at the International Summer School 2015!

Applications for the 2016 session (June 25 - August 5, 2016) open on November 15.

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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.

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Summer 2015

Student blog

Summer School student Alexandra Olsen de Wallau has written about her first weekend at the International Summer School in her blogpost The moment I realized that I am really, actually, very far away from home... and it is fantastic.

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Ole Petter Ottesen


Rector Ottesen welcomes the International Summer School students in his blog

On Monday 22 June we open the 69th session of the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. There will be a welcome ceremony in the University Aula, followed by a reception in Oslo Town Hall. We are proud that 598 students from 89 different countries have chosen to spend six weeks at our university this summer...  Read more



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

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Apply for Spring 2016 Norwegian courses from September 1!

Deadline: December 5, 2015

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+47 22 85 63 85


Jun 25, 2016 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM, Lobby of Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Jun 25, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1 Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Jun 26, 2016 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Jun 27, 2016 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM, ISS Office, Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Jun 27, 2016 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM, University Aula, Domus Media

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