• Before the dog sledging tour in Tromsø

  • View from the Oslo Opera House in January

  • During a barbeque in April 

  • Somewhere in a valley close to the finnish border 

FORMER STUDENT
OF NORWAY:

Could you tell us the main reasons for choosing Norway as your study destination?
“Possibilities for snowboarding and nature.”

Why did you choose the institution you are/where at?
“It was the only partner university of my home university.”

What was your idea about Norway before you arrived?
“An expensive country with friendly people.”

Which are the main differences from your country when it comes to your life as a student?
“Less workload and fewer parties.”

In your opinion, what is the most important academic outcome as an international student in Norway?
“During my studies I experienced that there is more than typical business administration. Be open-minded and learn to think outside the box in different classes!”

Are there any personal experiences as a foreign student in Norway you would highlight?
“Definitely the trip to Tromsø with a group of exchange students. We saw the Northern Lights and went dog sledging. Awesome experience!”

What would you tell students from your country about university life in Norway?
“It is way more relaxed than back home, but compared to my home university much bigger as well.”

What do you miss the most when you are away from your country?
“German beer!”

In your opinion, what is the most important outcome of being an international student?
“It is really not about academic experiences. Get in touch with a new culture and find new friends!”

What are you doing now?
“I will finish my Bachelor studies in May 2015.”

What are your future plans?
“Founding my own company.”

27 May 2015
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