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Where in the World Will You Go?. Hedmark University College Norway Fall Semester 2005. Program Focus:. Norway’s Approach to Democracy, Development and Peace. A contrastive study of contemporary challenges at home and in the world. Why Study in Norway?.

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Where in the World Will You Go?

Hedmark University CollegeNorway

Fall Semester 2005


Program Focus:

Norway’s Approach to Democracy,

Development and Peace

A contrastive study of contemporary challenges at home and in the world


Why Study in Norway?

“Norway gave me pieces of my heritage, new

friends, lots of snow, and a bigger world. I am still

processing parts of my experience, and that

continual learning is what makes my study abroad

an essential part of my education.”

PLU student participant

2003


Norway’s Approach to Democracy, Development and Peace

  • 16 credits

  • Courses in English

  • PLU Comprehensive Fee plus airfare

  • PLU Financial Aid Applies

  • Credits earned in choice of:

    *Communication and Media

    *Political Science

    *Scandinavian Studies

    *Global Studies

    *Environmental Studies

    *International Core


Course Outline

Module 1:Introduction to Norway’s Welfare State

Module 2 (choice of one):

CommunicationDemocracy,NorwegianNatural Music

andDevelopmentLanguageResource

Mediaand Peaceand CultureManagement

Module 3:Field Study and Research Paper


Hands on Learning

  • Visits to Cultural and Government Centers

  • Presentations

  • Guest Lecturers

  • Week Excursion

  • Field Study

  • Process Papers

  • Final Paper


Field Study Locations: Previous Sites

  • Namibia Association (NGO)

  • Norwegian Humanistic Academy

  • Hamar Cathedral Medieval Museum

  • Folk Colleges

  • Local non-profit service organizations

  • Local schools and government offices

  • Community culture center


What Does the Cost Include?

  • Tuition

  • Instruction

  • Housing

  • Living Allowance

  • Excursions

  • Field Trips

  • Local Course-related Transportation


Program Dates

  • Mid-August to early December 2005

  • One week orientation at Hamar

  • One week excursion in September

  • One week mid-semester break


Your Student Housing at Hamar

Student Residence Hall

Student Apartment


Your Fellow Students

  • Namibians

  • Europeans

  • North Americans

  • Norwegians


Program Location:Hedmark University College


Hedmark University College:

  • 3700 regular students

  • 5 campuses

  • Numerous student

    activities groups

  • International student

    services


Hamar Campus

  • Modern and vibrant campus

  • Student friendly

  • 2 blocks from city center


Hamar: Medieval Roots, Modern Regional Center

25,000 inhabitants

Medieval religious center

Modern regional center for

business, sports and culture

Site of Olympic

skating competition


Beyond Hamar

  • Train Connections

  • Gardermoen Airport to

  • Hamar: 1 hour

  • Hamar to Oslo: 1 ½ hrs


PLU Students 2003:Food From Home!


PLU Students 2004:Orientation Days!


Change Your World at

Hedmark University College 2005

  • Contemporary Social Issues

  • Global Perspectives

  • Cross-Cultural Challenge


Where in the World Will You Go?

For more information on the Norway program, contact:

Susan MannClaudia Berguson

Associate DirectorAssistant Professor

Wang CenterScandinavian Studies

X7629x7512

mannsm@plu.eduberguscj@plu.edu


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