"Forests as far as the eye can see, huge fjords and vast natural areas can be found all around the country and even urban areas (Oslo, Drammen, Hønefoss) are fairly green". Curious to learn more? Read about Florian's meeting with Norway here!23. October 2019
Petr from the Czech Republic: studying Physical Education, Sport and Outdoor Learning at campus Notodden
"Thanks for the opportunity to stay in such an amazing country. I am really thankful for this age when we can travel and we have so many opportunities - we just should use them and do not be afraid".
Charlotte from Belgium: studying International Management at campus Ringerike
We asked exchange student Charlotte from Belgium a few questions about her stay in Norway. Read about how she prepared for the exchange, french fries and that 'homey'-feeling.
Nikolina from Serbia: studying Clay, Art and Design at campus Notodden
"I have only one regret - why didn't I start this earlier? Now I can only tell to other students, explore as much as you can, your home University will always be there, but seize every opportunity to go abroad. You will meet many new people and discover a lot about yourself".
Riina from Finland: studying Business Management at campus Kongsberg
Heard about SKAM? The Norwegian series is inspiring more people to study in Norway, and Riina is one of them! Click here to read about Norwegian culture and people compared to the Finnish, about metal bands and of course; SKAM.
Mihailo from Serbia: studying Clay, Art and Design at campus Notodden
Unexpected Adventure Through An Open Door: “I wanted to go away from home,” said Mihailo Milićević, “to change my life.” Studying in Belgrade University in Serbia, Mihailo decided to take an exchange semester to USN as part of his studies as soon as he learned the possibility to study abroad. This teacher-student and professional Serbian traditional folk dancer is now studying Clay, Art and Design in campus Notodden.
José from Spain: Studying Systems Design and Engineering at Campus Kongsberg
Meet José from Spain! José was offered a technical design project related to his degree here in Norway and he has now told us about the project of a Car Free Oslo and about winning the prize of the “Best technical solution 2018”. José also argues that an academic exchange should be much more than just an academic experience.
Gustavo from Guatemala: Studying Sustainable Tourism at campus Bø
Gustavo has come all the way from Guatemala to study Sustainable Tourism here in Norway. His expectations of a society close to nature and outdoor activities in Norway matches that of his home country.
Ginevra from Italy: studying Physical Education, Sport and Outdoor Learning at campus Notodden.
Ginevra has come from the prestigious University of Bologna in Italy, to study Physical education, sport and outdoor learning at campus Notodden in Norway. She has shared with us some of her memorable experiences as an exchange student here in Norway.
Manon from France: studying Business Administration at campus Bø
Say hi to Manon from Caen in France. She has told us about life as an exchange student in Norway, and about travelling all over Norway (and seeing reindeers!).
Quentin from France: studying English and is taking part in an engineer project about a sailboat.
Say "hei" to Quentin from France! He is studying at Campus Vestfold and has told us about all the great places he has been travelling to in Norway. "If I could say something to the future Erasmus student, don't hesitate, is the perfect place to be!".- Quentin
Wilma from Finland: studying Business Management at campus Kongsberg
Meet Wilma from Helsinki! Wilma has told us about her stay in Norway, about the Finnish concept "sisu" and about the importance of challenging ourselves to move out of our comfort zones.
Arturo from Brazil: studying Electrical Engineering at campus Kongsberg
We asked exchange student Arturo from Brazil a few questions about his stay in Norway. Read his thoughts about living amongst Norwegians, why he is impressed with this country and check out his great pictures here!
Barbora is studying Norwegian language for foreign students
"Coming here was the best decision of my life", says Barbora. Read about here experiences coming to Norway and USN as an Erasmus student at the Alpine ecology and environmental management programme, then returning four years later to do her master thesis.
Amit from India to Master in Human Rights and Multiculturalism at campus Drammen
Amit Kumar Singh was born in Varanasi, India. Inspired by his mother, Amit aspired to bring change to the lives of people through human rights and yoga.
Gabriela from Brazil, Phd to the Laboratory of Research and Study in Group Practices (LAPEPG) at campus Drammen
PhD student Gabriela Martins Silva has spent the past 4 months in Norway as part of her research towards her degree.
A master of Smart Systems Integration
Antonio Martellotta from Italy has a masters degree in Smart Systems Integration. He graduated in 2015, and is now working for Altran Norway as IoT Engineering Consultant
Sophia is taking a master in Smart Systems Integration
Eriola-Sophia Shanko is from Albania/Greece and is currently finishing her master thesis in Smart Systems Integration (SSI).