About ISS

ISS offices closed for visits

Due to the fluid situation regarding the Coronavirus, the International Summer School office in Oslo and the North American Branch Office (NABO) in Northfield, Minnesota will be closed until further notice for visits. Please feel free to send us an email or call for any inquiries you may have. 


Email: iss@admin.uio.no
Telephone: +47 22 85 63 85

Visit us: Georg Morgenstiernes hus (Google Maps)


The ISS 75th Anniversary

The International Summer School is proudly celebrating our 75th Anniversary! See pictures, news articles and student stories on our anniversary page. 

The Summer School today

Courses in a variety of topics, excellent teachers and an extensive social program with excursions and events during all the six weeks. See pictures and read blogs from former students.


The first summer session for English-speaking foreign students at the University of Oslo was organized and held in 1947. Since then over 30 000 students from more than 150 countries have attended.

The ISS Blog

Moments from the Summer School

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