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Shorter programme

Adventure Knowledge


Programme description

Are you an adventurer? Do you love a challenge? Can you imagine the thrill of ascending the blue ice of Svartisen Glacier or canoeing the crystal waters of Nordland's beautiful lakes? Do you want to visit important spots from the Viking era? Do you want to learn how to convert first hand experience-activities into powerful learning arenas? This semester package is designed for students who want to learn about Northern nature, cultural heritage and types of active learning by experiencing it first hand. The package provides a perfect interlude in domestic studies for adventurous exchange students.

Career opportunities

The program is primarily designed for international students who want to learn about Northern Norway's culture and nature through various activities. The programme is suitable for anyone who works with people, for example in schools, in the tourism industry, the arts and culture sector and in public health.

Dates will be announced

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Language requirement

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Applicants who choose to take the entire programme are given priority over those who only apply for  a single course in the programme.

If the number of international applicants exceeds the number of places available, students from institutions holding a student exchange agreement with Nord University will be prioritized

The programme Adventure Knowledge is directed at foreign students. Norwegian students are also encouraged to join the study programme.
The learning outcomes are described in the specific course descriptions. However, all courses focus on the natural and cultural landscape of Nordland through friluftsliv-, art-, history and cultural heritage-experiences. The students will gain a consciousness and insight of the identity of people, the North-Norwegian society, and the nature people are adapting to.

In addition to the semester fee and syllabus literature, students are required to have a laptop at their disposal. Students pay an own contribution for accomodation for each night for complulsory excursions. See separate course descriptions.

More information for students with citizenship outside te EU/ EEA and Switzerland: