How can the place where you live and study teach you about the world? What happens when you start paying attention to all the details of your surroundings? Could the very sidewalks tell you something important?
These are questions we started asking ourselves this semester at the American College of Norway when my colleague Nick Favero and I taught a 1-credit course on Norway’s public and street art. And the answers we found were compelling.
Vikings, Theater and Oslo, oh my! Experience Norway firsthand this summer studying abroad at the American College of Norway (ACN)! Trust us, Toto you won’t feel like you’re in Kansas anymore! “I loved my time at the American College of Norway! The summer school program was easy to work into my schedule and I’m so glad I did it. It’s a great place, super comfortable and welcoming, with amazing staff who are always ready to help you with anything you need. There really isn’t anything I would change, except for maybe how fast it flew by!” -Mikale Kuntz, ACN Summer School Student 2019
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.
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.