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The Norwegian folkehøgskole experience

The Norwegian Folkehøgskole Experience

Introducing the folkehøgskole, yet another unique gem found (more or less) only in Norway. What is a folkehøgskole? It’s a bit hard to explain; the easiest way is that it is a sort of organized gap...
Happy university students

University Student Satisfaction in Norway

Are university students happy in Norway? The latest figures show that it depends on where they are studying. 65 per cent of students in Norway are satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of teaching, but...
High school in Norway

Education in Norway

From pre-school to University: How the education system works in Norway. Although there are several international schools throughout Norway, many foreigners choose for their children to enter the regular Norwegian education system. This article gives you...
Student at International School Stavanger

International Schools in Norway

There's a major question brewing in the minds of parents when considering a move to Norway: what school will your child or children attend? Making a decision between local Norwegian schools and international schools is often very...
Nordic Flags

10 Years of Nordic Five Tech

This year marks the 10th year of collaboration between the five leading technical Universities across the Nordic region. Nordic Five Tech (N5T) is a strategic alliance between Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland), Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg,...
Hiroshito Matsumoto

NTNU Builds Bridges to Japan

Since April, Hiroshito Matsumoto has worked from a base in Toyko on behalf of NTNU and the University of Bergen to build new research partnerships between Japan and Norway. — This article was originally published on GEMINI,...
NTNU Trondheim main building

Attending University in Norway

I arrived in Norway with three giant bags, a full sense of excitement to have an non-traditional university experience, and naive ambitious goals. As I entered a concrete four-story building, a bubbly Spanish veterinary student helped...
NTNU Trondheim

A Super University for Trondheim

In the near future Trondheim's central area will be home to a super campus of an expanded Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The announcement wasn't exactly a surprise. Currently, thousands of students and staff work...
Linda Duevel

Linda Duevel – International School of Stavanger

This summer, Dr. Len and Dr. Linda Duevel retire after a collective 82 years of service to the International School of Stavanger. The school describes itself as a “crossroads of diversity” with nearly 700 students representing some 50 nationalities....
Trondheim Library

Libraries in Norway

Last week I visited Trondheim Library on a whim, my first visit to any Norwegian library. I'd been walking around for a while looking for a quiet cafe to work in and spotted the sign for...