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Oslo, Norway

The New Norway: Globalization, National Identity, and the Politics of Belonging - Fall Semester

The New Norway: Globalization, National Identity, and the Politics of Belonging Term  will provide a deep understanding of contemporary Scandinavia as a complex, progressive society with the most comprehensive systems of social protection in the world. Three integrated seminars will give you an understanding of the challenges and opportunities for the Scandinavian welfare states in an age of globalization and mass immigration. The program also explores the relationship between Scandinavian countries, the European Union and other global powers. Classes are held at the University of Oslo.

Courses are taken as an integrated whole and provide the equivalent of a semester's worth of credit, or 16 semester hours.
Housing consists of a student village near campus that is shared with Norwegian and other foreign students, and a monthly food stipend is provided. One brief home stay is also arranged.
This HECUA semester abroad is an SMU Affiliated Program. As such, all Federal and State aid (except work study) and up to $2,000 in SMU institutional aid may be applied to the program's costs. Contact the Director of Study Abroad to discuss program fees and financial aid.
Program Dates/Application Deadline
The Fall Semester 2016 program dates are August 12 to November 25, 2016. The application deadline is March 15, 2016.
Application Procedures
To be eligible, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA (preferably a 2.5 GPA) and be of sophomore status.
Next Steps
After acceptance, complete the following required items.
Country/City Information
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, borders Sweden, Finland and Russia.