Nord Summer School 2024

Are you interested in experiencing an international learning environment, growing your network and earning credits while enjoying an arctic summer in Norway? Look north and join Nord Summer School!

Nord University Summer School logo
Oversiktsbilde over Bodø by med hav og himmel. Foto.

Admission for Nord Summer School 2024 is closed.

About Nord Summer School

The Nord Summer School will take place on July 1-5, 2024 at campus Bodø.

Bodø is situated approximately 90 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle and is home to Saltstraumen, the world's strongest maelstrom. From June 2 to July 10, the city experiences 24 hours of daylight, as the sun does not set. Additionally, in 2024, Bodø holds the distinction of being a European Capital of Culture.

What can I study?

You can choose from the following courses:

Practical information

  • Bodø2024 is the largest cultural project in Norway in over 10 years, and the largest in Northern Norway ever. The purpose of the European Capital of Culture is to bring Europe’s population together – with culture as a tool. Read more about Bodø 2024.

    Bodø is located approximately 90 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle and is home of Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom. From June 2 to July 10, there is 24 hours of daylight as the sun does not set.

    By joining Nord Summer School, you can combine studies and exploring the adventures of summer in Northern Norway.

    The city of Bodø is the capital of the county of Nordland. Here, you will experience a unique combination of culture and nature. On Visitbodo.com, you will find pictures, films and information about Bodø and the surrounding area, Salten.

    See also: City map of Bodø (Google maps).

    “Beyond its cultural accolades, Bodø is also the gateway to the ethereal Lofoten Islands. The dramatic landscape of fjords and jagged peaks makes it a perfect playground for adventurers and photographers alike, offering unforgettable, dramatic views.” Rosie Conroy

    Video: Let's meet in Bodø, by Visit Bodø.

  • All participants cover own travel and accomodation costs.

    The Summer School participation cost is NOK 1000. It covers teaching, grading ad participation (including excursions).

  • Admission for Nord Summer School 2024 is closed.

  • You are eligible if:

    1. You are enrolled as a student at one of the SEA-EU Alliance universities, which are:
    • University of Cadiz
    • University of Bretagne Occidentale
    • Kiel University
    • University of Gdańsk
    • University of Split
    • University of Malta
    • Parthenope University of Naples
    • University of Algarve

    or

    1. If you are a student with an active study right at a university or university college in Norway.

    or

    1. If you are a student with an active study right at a university in the US, Canada or EU/EEA with whom Nord University has an exchange agreement with.
  • We have an agreement with the following two hotels that reserve spaces for students:

    The special Summer School-price at Smarthotel Bodø is NOK 850/night including breakfast and taxes.

    When you register for Summer School, you will receive a code which you can use when reserving the room.

    You are of course free to choose your own accommodation, should you wish to do that.

  • You are welcome to send your questions to summerschool@nord.no.

    For students who receive support from Lånekassen in Norway: Information at lanekassen.no.

    Admission for Nord Summer School 2024 is closed.

  • The programme begins Monday morning, July 1, at campus Bodø with a session where all participants, students and teachers come together. After lunch, course specific classes begin. Each course has its own schedule. As it is possible to take only one particular course, the time schedule for the week (mornings and afternoons) will depend on the course of your choice. Nord Summer School arranges the lunches on Monday and Friday. These are included in the registration fee.

    We recommend you arrive no later than Sunday June 30 in Bodø.

    All courses have exams on Friday morning, July 5, followed by a lunch and closing session where all participants, students and teachers come together. The social programmes in the evenings is open for all students and highly recommended to participate in as it is a great place to expand your network, experience Bodø together and relax.

    Monday July 1

    TimeEvent
    09.00-11.00Welcome to Nord Summer School in A13
    11.00-12.00Lunch in the canteen
    12.00-16.00Teaching startup
    18.00-21.00Get-together - Ohma restaurant in Bodø city centre

    Tuesday July 2

    TimeEvent
    09.00-11.00Teaching course / Excursion
    11.00-12.00Teaching course / Excursion
    12.00-16.00Teaching course / Excursion
    17.30-19.30Reception Bodø City Hall - TBA

    Wednesday July 3

    TimeEvent
    09.00-11.00Teaching course / Excursion
    11.00-12.00Teaching course / Excursion
    12.00-16.00Teaching course / Excursion
    18.00-21.00Free time

    Thursday July 4

    TimeEvent
    09.00-11.00Teaching course / Excursion
    11.00-12.00Teaching course / Excursion
    12.00-16.00Teaching course / Excursion
    18.00-21.00Free time

    Friday July 5

    TimeEvent
    09.00-11.00Exam
    11.00-12.00Lunch and closing ceremony
    12.00-16.00Lunch and closing ceremony

    The programme is subject to change. The course specific schedules will be made available in June 2024.

Logo for Bodø 2024, the European Capital of Culture
Bodø is the European Capital of Culture 2024!

Let's meet in Bodø!

Lecturers

Hin Hoarau Heemstra

Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Sciences

Cathrine Fredriksen Moe

Associate Professor

Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences

Ottar Bjerkeset

Professor

Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences

Amsale Kassahun Temesgen

Associate Professor

Nord University Business School

Olga Iermolenko

Associate Professor

Nord University Business School

Elena Zhurova Sæther

Researcher

Nord University Business School

Dagmar Gerda Martha Dahl

Associate Professor

Fakultet for lærerutdanning og kunst- og kulturfag