About ISS

ISS offices closed for visits and telephone inquiries

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 and telephone inquiries. However, we have staff working from home, so please free to send us an email at iss@admin.uio.no for the Oslo office or iss@stolaf.edu for the NABO office for any inquiries you may have. 

If it is very urgent for you to speak to a member of staff in person, please mention this in your e-mail and include your telephone number. We will call you back as soon as we can.


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

Visit us: Georg Morgenstiernes hus (Google Maps)



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 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.