This program is currently under review and may not be open for Summer 2018.

University of Southeast Norway is a state university college established very recently in October of 2015 by merging the former Telemark University College and Buskerud and Vestfold University College. USN has a total of nine different campus' located across Norway and is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the country. The summer program at USN takes place at the Ringerike campus and is run by the School of Business and Social Sciences since 2005.

Courses Offered

  • International Management
  • International Marketing


Ringerike is located 55 miles north of Oslo, Norway's Capital. Located in the northern corner of the world, students can combine their studies with exciting outdoor activities, both in the winter and summer. Students can marvel at the Northern Lights, experience the midnight sun, fjords and mountains. One can go skiiing, water rafting, or climbing, or simply enjoy the clean, fresh air and vast open spaces.


Mid-May to Mid-June

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.75 or above cumulative GPA**
  • Open to the following majors: Business, Management, Communication, IT, and Engineering
  • Open to sophomores, juniors, & seniors only

**Students with a cumulative GPA below the stated GPA will be considered when special circumstances exist. Please contact the Study Abroad Advisor for more info. 

Application Documents

  • Complete Summer Program Application
  • Write a One Page Statement of Purpose- See Statement of Purpose Guidelines (PDF, 86KB)
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member 
  • In-person interview (The Study Abroad Advisor will schedule this for you.)

Upon Acceptance Required Paperwork

  • Health Insurance
  • Passport Copy