|Host University Website:||Click to visit|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2015||10/15/2014 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Language of Instruction:||English||Minimum GPA:||2.75|
|Class Eligibility:||Graduate, Junior, Senior||Housing Options:||Residence Halls|
|Faculty Led:||No||Exchange Program:||Yes|
Vestfold County is a popular tourist destination, especially in the summer months. There are over one hundred beaches and beautiful skerries which makes swimming and boating excursions popular activities. If fishing is a favourite activity the river “Lågen” offers possibilities for fishing salmon, otherwise the local lakes or the sea is full of tasteful seafood. During winter there are great opportunities to go skiing, either cross country or down hill.
The Viking traditions are still alive in Vestfold today, and almost every month there are new archaeological findings in the County. Well known archaeological finding in this part of Norway is for example Oseberg and Gokstad Royal mound. Norway has a well developed public transportation system. You can easily take a bus or train to your chosen destination.
The closest towns to Campus, Tønsberg and Horten, have both many cafés and restaurants, as well as bars and discos if you like to go out to have a good time. If you prefer going to the movies or museums you also find a large variety. The University College is situated one hour south from Norway’s capitol, Oslo.
NOTE: Sandefjord Airport Torp situated in Vestfold county offers many cheap flights to all the major cities in Europe. Why not explore Europe in weekends and holidays when you are staying with us? See http://www.torp.no
Traveling in Vestfold:
ISEP-Exchange for International students.
ISEP-Exchange for US students.
ISEP Exchange chance of placement for I-to-I students is generally Good.
For the most current chances of placement, see the Sites Open for Applications for US Students
Student Enrollment: 4,200
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Programs and Courses Offered in English
Post-Bachelor (Advanced) programs: Mental Health*, Gerontology, Supervision and Coaching, Rehabilitation and Recovery, Health Education
Advanced studies requiring a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing: Midwifery, Oncology Nursing, Anaesthesia Nursing, Intensive Care Nursing, Perioperative Nursing
Faculty of Education and Humanities: Teacher Training (4 years), Bachelors in Early Childhood Training*, and in Lingual- and Cultural Subjects
Faculty of Technology and Maritime Science: Bachelors in Electronics, Electrical and Automation Engineering, Product Design, Computer Science and Microsystems Technology* (engineering degrees). Bachelors in Marine Engineering, Nautical Science, and Shipping and Logistics
Faculty of Economics and Social Science: Bachelors in Information Systems, Sociology, History, Business Administration
All faculties are open to exchange students and will tailor programs to students’ needs if they are particularly interested in some programs not taught in English. Check here for available courses taught in English. NOTE: 30 ECTS = Full-time, semester-long course.
The modules taught in English may vary from year to year – kindly contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Transcript issued for Semester 1: Within one month after the final exam
Transcript issued for Semester Within one month after the final exam
Transcript issued for Full Yea Within one month after the final exam
Transcripts are sent to ISEP and then immediately released to the student’s home institution if there are no outstanding financial obligations.
ESTIMATED PERSONAL EXPENSES
$200-400/month. The first month is more expensive due to the need of buying books and additional clothes,NOK 500 - 1000. Please note that most of the students elect to buy a bus card costing approximately 50 USD per month. Norway is a high cost country. Alcohol, cigarettes and dining out at restaurants are more expensive in Norway than in the USA. However, there are many activities that are affordable. The student organizations arrange all kinds of sport and cultural activities - the costs for a student are kept as low as possible.The students get discounts on bus fares as well.
Please, make sure that you have a valid credit card with you. ATMs are easily available. If you are staying more than six months you should open a bank account in Norway. In order to open such an account you must apply for a Norwegian Social Security number. This process can take up to four weeks.
We recommend that you buy a Norwegian SIM-card to your cellular phone.
Host will provide arrival directions with acceptance packet.