International Summer School

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ISS 2016 Catalog

Apply now for Autumn courses 

Summer 2016, June 25 - August 5

The Application Portal for applying to the 2016 International Summer School is closed

  • All scholarship applicants will be notified by April 15
  • All self-financed applicants will be notified by April 30

Check your status in the online application portal

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.

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.


25 Jun.
10:00, Lobby of Georg Morgenstiernes hus
25 Jun.
11:00, Aud. 1 Georg Morgenstiernes hus
26 Jun.
27 Jun.
09:00, ISS Office, Georg Morgenstiernes hus
27 Jun.
19:00, University Aula, Domus Media
29 Jun.
20:00, Auditorium 3, Helga Engs hus

The Director's Blog

  • krokus-alien-b Spring in Oslo Apr 29, 2016 03:02 PM

    ”April is the cruellest month”, the English poet T.S. Eliot writes in his poem The Waste Land. I am inclined to agree with him. Over the past couple of weeks we have had bright spring sunshine, heavy rain and even snow and hail here in Oslo. So at least, the weather seems cruel. But now May is just around the corner, summer is drawing steadily closer and we are looking ahead to hopefully more predictable and warmer weather. And what is more, we are looking forward to the summer session, now only eight weeks away.

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