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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


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Program Focus:

Norway’s Approach to Democracy,

Development and Peace

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


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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


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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


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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


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Hands on Learning

  • Visits to Cultural and Government Centers

  • Presentations

  • Guest Lecturers

  • Week Excursion

  • Field Study

  • Process Papers

  • Final Paper


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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


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What Does the Cost Include?

  • Tuition

  • Instruction

  • Housing

  • Living Allowance

  • Excursions

  • Field Trips

  • Local Course-related Transportation


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Program Dates

  • Mid-August to early December 2005

  • One week orientation at Hamar

  • One week excursion in September

  • One week mid-semester break


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Your Student Housing at Hamar

Student Residence Hall

Student Apartment


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Your Fellow Students

  • Namibians

  • Europeans

  • North Americans

  • Norwegians


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Program Location:Hedmark University College


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Hedmark University College:

  • 3700 regular students

  • 5 campuses

  • Numerous student

    activities groups

  • International student

    services


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Hamar Campus

  • Modern and vibrant campus

  • Student friendly

  • 2 blocks from city center


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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


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Beyond Hamar

  • Train Connections

  • Gardermoen Airport to

  • Hamar: 1 hour

  • Hamar to Oslo: 1 ½ hrs


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PLU Students 2003:Food From Home!


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PLU Students 2004:Orientation Days!


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Change Your World at

Hedmark University College 2005

  • Contemporary Social Issues

  • Global Perspectives

  • Cross-Cultural Challenge


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Where in the World Will You Go?

For more information on the Norway program, contact:

Susan Mann Claudia Berguson

Associate Director Assistant Professor

Wang Center Scandinavian Studies

X7629 x7512

[email protected] [email protected]


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