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  • Locations: Bo, Norway
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: PLU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Option: Residence Hall Minimum GPA: 2.7; 3.0 preferred
Program Type: Gateway Language of Instruction: English, Norwegian
Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: None Class Eligibility: 2.Sophomore, 3.Junior, 4.Senior
Academic Area: Biology, Business, Culture, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Health Science, Kinesiology, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Multi-disciplinary, Natural Sciences, Norwegian, Peace Studies, Scandinavian Studies, Sports Science Language Courses Offered: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Elective, General Education, General Education (C), General Education (LT), General Education (PE), International Honors (IHON), Major, Minor Program Advisor: Brynn Smith
Eligible to Non-PLU Students: No Program Director: Dr. Michael Behrens
Click here for a definition of this term PLU Global Scholar Award eligible?: Yes
Program Description:
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PLU offers students the opportunity to take courses at the Bø or Vestfold campus through the University of Southeastern Norway. Students can only take courses at one of these campuses and must choose a single academic track. 

Bø Campus Tracks

Alpine Ecology & Environmental Management* (Fall and/or Spring)

Focus: Environmental Studies; Natural Sciences; and Norwegian Language
*Note: 2 years of college-level science required

Business Administration (Fall and/or Spring)
Focus: Marketing and Management

International Tourism and Sustainable Development (Fall and/or Spring)
Focus: Environmental Studies, Biology, Business, Norwegian Language

Outdoor Life, Culture & Ecophilosophy (Fall)
Focus: KINS

Scandinavian Studies (Fall and/or Spring)
Focus: Norwegian Language and Literature; Anthropology; Business; Environmental Studies; Philosophy; and Sociology

Vestfold Campus Track

Exercise and Health Management (Fall)
Focus: KINS

Program Highlights
Norwegian language offered at all levels, including beginner
Various academic tracks
On campus living connects students to campus life
USN has active campus clubs
Courses are interactive and may include hiking and field research

The PLU comprehensive fee for a semester covers this academic experience (instruction and academic credit, housing and meal stipend, study tours, study abroad insurance, visa fees and $750 flight credit). To find the current comprehensive fee for one semester, divide the total full-year cost listed on the Admissions website by two. Please note that the comprehensive fee varies each year, and the cost of this program will be based on the year in which you study away. Financial aid applies.

Out-pocket expenses include: roundtrip air travel balance after the $750 flight credit, books, personal excursions, and other miscellaneous expenses

PLU Global Scholar Award
Scandinavian Cultural Center Endowed Awards

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

More Details
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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.