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University of Bergen Psychology Short-term Exchange
Bergen, Norway (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Exchange Short-Term
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Short-term Type:
Short-term Duration:
5-6 weeks
Program Description:

University of Bergen Short-term Exchange
Faculty of Psychology

Norway - Universitetet i Bergen - campus 2
Location Bergen, Norway
Program description University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend four - six weeks of their summer holidays undertaking two psychology classes and extracurricular activities organised by the Student Council (PSU) Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway. The University of Bergen provides an introductory program and meeting at the Faculty of Psychology with the Vice Dean for Education, administrative staff and students.

Relevant subject areas Psychology
Program dates 5 January – mid February 2017
Application deadline Sunday, 11 September 2016
Places available 25 TBC
Eligibility criteria Please refer to the University of Sydney's website for full eligibility criteria here.
Credit/Not-for-credit As this is an exchange program, approved students will be enrolled in PSYC3557 (6cps Senior Psychology exchange credit) at the University of Sydney and will be required to complete 9ECTS  in Psychology at the University of Bergen through this program.
Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships 2017 Program Fee:  $TBC
Inclusions:  Tuition fee-waiver (tuition paid to the University of Sydney).

Additional costs: Accommodation at Fantoft Student Hostel for the duration of the program. Access to the gym for NOK299, - for 4 weeks, and NOK449,- for 6 weeks.
Scholarship available:  AUD$1000 (merit-based, application required)

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
Location overview The University of Bergen is:
  • an internationally recognised research university
  • a young and modern university established in 1946
  • international in its outlook with a student population of 14,000 (1,600 international)
  • located in the city of Bergen, surrounded by hills and fjords and offering excellent food, coffee, art and music.
Norway has transformed in the last 100 years from a country of farmers and fishermen to one of the most developed economies in the world. It is proud of its gender and social equality and it is ranked by the United Nations as having the highest quality of life and best standard of living in the world.
Contact for more information Kenny Lowe
Exchange Coordinator (Europe and Americas)