International Summer School in Norway

Norway.jpgThe International Summer School in Ringerike, Norway, focuses on international business in a multicultural environment. Each year students from North America, Europe, Asia, and Norway participate in this intensive 5-week program.

Students work closely their professors in a friendly and stimulating campus environment, while also exploring the beauty of Scandinavia. Weekend trips to Copenhagen (Denmark) and Bergen (Norway) are two of the program highlights. All activities in this program are conducted in English. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

This program offers classes in International Management and International Marketing. Minot State students will receive transfer credit for the following classes:

  • BADM 307: International Business (3.75 credits)
  • BADM 427: International Marketing (3.75 credits)

Detailed course descriptions can be found here.  

** Make sure to speak with your academic advisor to let them know that you are considering this study abroad program.

Students reside in single, furnished rooms with private bathrooms located on in modern and fully equipped dormitories on campus. All cooking and food preparation are done in a shared kitchen. The following are provided: kitchen equipment, bed linens, and bedding. Each floor has a common eating and recreational area.

Lunches Monday-Thursday are provided as part of the program fee.

Visit the Students Associate (SiTel) website for more information.

Minot State students attend the International Summer School program as exchange students. Here is an estimate of the total program cost based off 2023 prices.

Program Fee* $2,800
Tuition (6 credits @ Minot State) $2,158
Mandatory health and emergency insurance $34
Meals**  (that are in addition to meals provided in the program fee) $1,100
Books and materials** $200

* Program fee includes:

  • Housing (including bedding and kitchen equipment)
  • Partial board (lunch Monday-Thursday)
  • Trip to Bergen and Norway in a Nutshell (assumes student has a Eurail pass)
  • Trip to Copenhagen
  • Social activities
  • Sports center membership
  • Airport pick-up

** Two stars indicate an estimate provided for informational purposes only.

Your completed Minot State Study Abroad Application and all supplemental documentation must be submitted in one packet to the Minot State Office of International Programs by March 15.

If you are admitted into study abroad by Minot State, you will be invited to complete the International Summer School student application.

More information on the study abroad application process.

You will need a passport. If you do not already hold a passport, you should apply for one now. If you do have a passport you should check its expiration date. Your passport needs to be valid for six months beyond the end of the semester in which you enroll.

You do not need a student visa to participate in the International Summer School because your stay in Norway will be less than 90 days.


Last updated August 22, 2023 (ml)