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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

Where in the World Will You Go?

Hedmark University CollegeNorway

Fall Semester 2005

program focus

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
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


norway s approach to democracy development and peace
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
Course Outline

Module 1:Introduction to Norway’s Welfare State

Module 2 (choice of one):

CommunicationDemocracy,NorwegianNatural Music


Mediaand Peaceand CultureManagement

Module 3:Field Study and Research Paper

hands on learning
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
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
What Does the Cost Include?
  • Tuition
  • Instruction
  • Housing
  • Living Allowance
  • Excursions
  • Field Trips
  • Local Course-related Transportation
program dates
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
Your Student Housing at Hamar

Student Residence Hall

Student Apartment

your fellow students
Your Fellow Students
  • Namibians
  • Europeans
  • North Americans
  • Norwegians
hedmark university college
Hedmark University College:
  • 3700 regular students
  • 5 campuses
  • Numerous student

activities groups

  • International student


hamar campus
Hamar Campus
  • Modern and vibrant campus
  • Student friendly
  • 2 blocks from city center
hamar medieval roots modern regional 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

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 Mann Claudia Berguson

Associate Director Assistant Professor

Wang Center Scandinavian Studies

X7629 x7512

mannsm@plu.edu berguscj@plu.edu