Thor Heyerdahl Summer School
Legal and practical issues
Evy Jørgensen and Josie Teurlings
Here you can find information about various legal and practical issues.
• Real classroom
All lectures will take plave in room BT.3A.16 which you find on the third floor in building 44 on the map (see right hand menu).
• Campus & transportation
(map and how to find
You do not need a residence permit if you stay in Norway for less than three months, but you must apply for a visa
if you come from a country with a visa requirement for entering Norway. For more information please see UDI
or directly at Who does not need a visa.
• Travel and health insurance
All course participants are expected to have their own travel and health insurance for the entire period in Norway. If you need to apply for a visa you will need to attach documentation of valid travel and medical insurance (minimum of EUR 30,000) to the application. If you do not have a travel insurance (including health) from before and need to sign an insurance for the course in Norway, we will refund the costs. In this case original receipts need to be presented.• Costs for housing & food during the course
The following expenses will be covered by the programme:
- Board and lodging on university campus (a single room with shared bathroom and kitchen)
- Travel costs (cheapest option)
- Visa costs
• Food & drink
In Aas you can find a number food stores and shops. Most shops are located in the vicinity of the campus, while on campus you will find canteens.
-- Norwegian cusine
-- Norwegian-English food dictionary
-- Culture and etiquette, DOs and DON'Ts in Norway: -- 1
-- English-Norw.-English dictionary
-- Useful expressions in Norwegian: -- 1
Phrases in sounds:-- 1
Summers in Norway are mild and comfortable while winters are snowy and often very cold. During the winter months temperatures are usually below 0 degrees Celsius, while in the summer months temperatures are usually around 20 degrees.
-- Norway weather
-- Weather Akershus county
-- Detailed forecast for Aas
-- Universal currency converter
-- Find current time in Norway
Photo: Kishor Atreya
Photo: Evy Jørgensen
Photo: Evy Jørgensen
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