Being a part of this year’s travel course to Svalbard prepared by the American College of Norway was a tremendous and unforgettable experience. Since hearing about this travel course during orientation, my friends and I were counting down the days until departure! For me, participating in this trip sparked many positive and unforgettable impressions towards Svalbard and the Arctic. Read more Feruza’s experience to learn more about this popular ACN travel course!
Recently, American College of Norway’s American student population has grown thanks to new marketing tactics in areas that have strong Norwegian ties in the United States. Read more about this exciting growth and why American students are making ACN their study abroad destination.
Jen Ciasullo spent a semester abroad at American College of Norway during her senior year. While abroad, Jen was exposed to Arctic affairs and participated in the Svalbard travel course. These unique experiences at ACN excited Jen and left her wanting to learn more. Now Jen is headed back to Norway to pursue a master’s degree in International Relations at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
Every summer we welcome students from all over the United States to the American College of Norway to take part in an exciting and educational four-week summer session led by visiting American faculty members. This year, Dr. Tami Carmichael and Dr. Jeff Carmichael from the University of North Dakota (UND) taught two unique and relevant courses, “Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century” and “Oslo: Vikings to Hipsters”. UND student, Bri reflects back on her time in Norway and at ACN. Thanks for the great reflection, Bri! We loved hosting your group at ACN this summer!
Norwegian student, Benjamin Hannus (far right) reflects on his year at the American College of Norway and offers great insight into how the program can help students achieve their goal of studying in the U.S.
Exploring the Connections Between Norway and Ireland on American College of Norway’s Viking Themed Travel Course to Dublin!
This past Easter break, American College of Norway students, faculty and staff traveled to Dublin, Ireland to explore the connections between Norway and Ireland on ACN’s Game of Thrones: Vikings, High Kings, and the Irish Church, faculty-led travel course.