Scandinavian Studies in Telemark
Bø - Full time
- Progression of study: Full time
- Campus: Bø
- Teaching model: Campus
- Charge: No tuition fee.
- Study level: Exchange programmes, bachelor level
- Credits: 30
- Closing dates: Expired
- Start up: Autumn 2021
- Teaching Language: English
- Semesters: 1
Why study Scandinavian studies?
Scandinavian Studies in Telemark seeks to provide for international students a semester or year of academic study and social opportunity to explore dimensions of the Norwegian way of life, specifically Telemark county. Fall and Spring semester offer a broad range of academic themes, in addition to promoting intercultural competence and environmental insights while utilizing the diversity of Telemark’s geography, culture, and business community.
What you will learn
This program offers international undergraduate students an extended period of immersion into the cultural setting of academic studies. The courses provide a broad range of social and cultural insights into Telemark and Norway: past and present. The students will be exposed to the requirements of critical thinking and independent work, which characterize the Norwegian academic context.
Why study at USN?
USN offer an informal and student friendly environment. Our campuses are small with an open-door policy where our staff dedicates time and attention to each student. USN offers a safe living and study environment as well as a multicultural society where English is widely spoken. Our programmes are focused on practical study methods with a problem-based approach that should help students to prepare for real-life situations.
A study plan describes the content, structure and organization of a study programme. To each study plan there is a set of subject plans that describes the different subjects. In the subject plan you will also find a reading list. Below you will find a study model that shows you which subjects that are taught each term. In the study model you'll also find links to each subject plan.Latest published study plan for scandinavian studies in telemark
Admission requirementsGeneral requirements for exchange programmes: The programme is open to international exchange students studying at one of USN's bilateral partner institutions. Exchange students must have completed at least 60 ECTS or equivalent within the relevant study field, and be officially nominated by their home institution, to enroll. Admission to the programme requires a good command of the English language, both spoken and written. An English proficiency equivalent to B2 (Cambridge) level is recommended.
Target groups are Bachelor students in humanities, social sciences, language, communication, management, business etc.