Norway will always be in my heart! Past Review

By (Norwegian, University of North Dakota) for

University of Oslo: Oslo - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It helped me with my understanding of the language, as well as make some amazing new friends and have some GREAT experiences that I will never forget!

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The workload seemed to be a little too much, but the constant speaking and listening of the language really helped.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Great program, they did a great job of having activities for everyone. Only weakness would be the variety of food.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Food variety was not very good, but most of what they made was good food.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Bergen is AMAZING.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

They gave us tons of advice on how to be safe in and out of the city.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students