Norwegians Worldwide and Norway–America Association Merge to Strengthen Transatlantic Ties

Norwegians Worldwide and Norway–America Association Merge to Strengthen Transatlantic Ties                   (Oslo, June 8, 2020) Today, Nordmanns-Forbundet/Norwegians Worldwide (NWW) and the Norway-America Association (NORAM) announced they will merge the two organizations to continue strengthening the relations between Norway and the US and Canada. The new organization will be named the Norway-America Association. The mission... Read more »

2019 EducationUSA Fair

The 2019 EducationUSA fair was a hit! With over 200 guests and more than 30 U.S. universities in attendance, the event marked a strong, continued interest in studying in the U.S. among Norwegian students. The event took place in the Clarion Hotel the Hub in Oslo on 9 November from 11:00-16:00. Attendees enjoyed seminars on... Read more »

NORAM Alumni Kickoff Event

  Thank you to all our members and alumni that turned out for the NORAM Alumni Network’s first event on June 17th following NORAM’s 100 Year Celebration. It was a sunny Oslo evening with a great turnout of close to 50 attendees. It was excellent to see so many Alumni from schools such as Columbia... Read more »

NORAM Book Launch Event

Join the NORAM Alumni Network in hosting the book launch for author Kjetil Flatin’s En Reise i Vår Utdanningshistorie, Norsk-amerikansk akademikerutveksling. As NORAM celebrates its 100th anniversary, Flatin has donated his time and creativity to the organization to write about its century-long history. While the book tells NORAM’s story, it also describes the broader context... Read more »

An American in Oslo – Week 5

The Fifth Week and Beyond Here’s a fun thing I learned today: through some strange, mathematical coincidence -40 degrees is the same in Fahrenheit and Celsius. So the statement “There’s -40 degree wind-chill waiting for you back in Minnesota” requires no conversion on the numbers front; anyone can hear it, understand it, and die a... Read more »

An American in Oslo – Week 4

The Fourth Week The busyness of the weekend bled into Week Four as well, and most of the St. Olaf students spent Sunday grilling hotdogs and s’mores at Sognsvann, which is a lake near Oslo where people go to ski or walk around. It was a lovely place to talk and eat for a few... Read more »

An American in Oslo – Week 3

The Third Week On Monday, January 14th, our professor returned to Minnesota and we continued with both our internships and exploration of Norwegian culture via self-supervised classes and activities. The former mostly involved rearranging and updating the NORAM website. I worked on filling up the English version of the site with equivalent pages to those... Read more »

An American in Oslo – Week 2

The Second Week Monday of Week Two marked the start of our internships – a milestone I was exceedingly nervous about until around 15 minutes after I walked through the door and realized that everyone was nice and very knowledgeable and passionate about their work. As each student’s hours needed to total at least 90... Read more »

An American in Oslo – Week 1

Hello. My name is Elizabeth Stang and welcome to my account of what it’s like to be an American studying in Norway. I am a Norwegian major and Film Studies concentrator currently taking NORW296 through St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN – a program which involves around a dozen students, including yours truly, interning at... Read more »

5 Norwegian Universities with Programs in English

Thinking about studying in Norway but can’t speak the language? Don’t worry! There are plenty of universities all across Norway that offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in English – here are a few of them: 1.- Norwegian University of Life Sciences Boasting beautiful nature and a short trip to Oslo, NMBU offers both Bachelor’s... Read more »