Would you like to learn more about how the world today has become the way it is? If so, then it is wise to look into the past.

As a student of history, you gain insight into the present by studying the past. You gain knowledge of the historical developments in the world and in Norway. How and why do societies change? How has war shaped the nations of today? What role has the church played in the development of current society? How can political decisions taken hundreds of years ago have an impact on decisions you make today?

When you choose to study the history of ideas, you gain insight into the evolution of political, philosophical, religious and aesthetic ideas and thoughts from antiquity to the modern era.