Our academic courses

Bachelor

Bachelor in Development studies 180 credits (ECTS)

Combinations

In cooperation with the faculty of International Studies at Oslo and Akershus University College we offer a full bachelor’s degree in development studies. This allows you to study a unique multinational bachelor’s degree which includes studies on three continents; Vietnam, Ghana and Oslo.

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180 credits (ECTS)

Master

History of philosophy 15 ECTS credits

Argentina

In Buenos Aires we offer the History of philosophy with environmental philosophy. In addition, you select one of the following topics; Spanish; Corporate Social Responsibility - CSR. The studies are offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional de San Martin.

Semesters begin January and August 2017.

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15 ECTS credits

Spanish in Argentina 15 of 30 ECTS equivalent credits

Argentina

In Buenos Aires we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition to Spanish, you choose one of the following topics; History of philosophy with environmental philosophy, Spanish american literature or Corporate Social Responsibility - CSR. The studies are offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional de San Martin.

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15 of 30 ECTS equivalent credits

Semester

Argentinian history 5.5 of 30

Argentina

This course dives straight into Argentina´s economic, cultural, social and political history from pre-colonial times until the last decades of the 20th century. The students will develop an understanding of the most important processes that have shaped the historical development, international power relations and the strong ties to the other Latin American countries.

Forthcoming semesters begin 29 August 2016 and 30 January 2017.

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5.5 of 30

Development studies 2 in Nicaragua 30 ECTS credits

Nicaragua

This program has been moved to Ghana.

This is an offer for students from development or social science studies. The program is ideal as a second semester following development studies 1 in Vietnam. The academic focus in on Latin America and Nicaragua and includes fieldwork in small groups, studying local conditions. It is a full semester program, with 30 ECTS, and is offered on partnership with Oslo and Akershus university college.

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30 ECTS credits

Multicultural pedagogics 30 ECTS credits

Nicaragua

On the pacific coast of Nicaragua, we offer a unique academic semester programme in multicultural pedagogics divided into the two courses Positive Psychology and Learning and Multicultural Pedagogy. The programme is offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León, which is Nicaragua’s second largest public university.

Forthcoming semesters begin 21 August 2017 and 29 January 2018.

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30 ECTS credits

History of philosophy 15 ECTS credits

Argentina

In Buenos Aires we offer the History of philosophy with environmental philosophy. In addition, you select one of the following topics; Spanish; Corporate Social Responsibility - CSR. The studies are offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional de San Martin.

Semesters begin January and August 2017.

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15 ECTS credits

Spanish-American literature 15 ECTS credits

Argentina

This subject provides an introduction to Spanish-American literature. The course is offered in combination with Spanish to obtain 30 credits. Our partner for this course is Universidad Nacional de San Martin in Buenos Aires.

Semesters begin January and August 2017.

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15 ECTS credits

Corporate Social Responsibility 15/22.5 of 30 credits

Argentina

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a field of research that offers opportunities for companies to improve their business by engaging responsibly with the natural and social environment. Kulturstudier offers three different CSR courses, level 1,2 and 3. You can combine all three in one semester, or mix CSR with studies in Spanish or philosophy. The courses are offered in cooperation with Universidad Nacional de San Martin.

Semesters begin January and August 2017.

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15/22.5 of 30 credits

Spanish in Nicaragua 30 ECTS credits

Nicaragua

In Nicaragua we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition you do Latinamerican studies. The studies are offered in collaboration with Nicaragua’s second largest public university, UNAN-Leon.

Semesters begin January and August 2017.

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30 ECTS credits

Spanish in Argentina 15 of 30 ECTS equivalent credits

Argentina

In Buenos Aires we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition to Spanish, you choose one of the following topics; History of philosophy with environmental philosophy, Spanish american literature or Corporate Social Responsibility - CSR. The studies are offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional de San Martin.

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15 of 30 ECTS equivalent credits

Development studies 2 30 ECTS credits

Ghana

This is an offer for students from development or social science studies. The program is ideal as a second semester following development studies 1 in Vietnam. The academic focus in on Africa and Ghana and includes fieldwork in small groups, studying local conditions. It is a full semester program, with 30 ECTS, and is offered on partnership with Oslo and Akershus university college.

Forthcoming semester begins 29 January 2018.

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30 ECTS credits

Development Studies 1 30 ECTS credits

Vietnam

Development Studies 1 gives an interdisciplinary introduction to North/South issues and the situation of the countries in the global south. Furthermore you will gain first hand knowlegde by studying in a country that has been through substantial reforms. Development studies 1 is a full semester program, 30 ECTS, and is offered in cooperation with Oslo and Akershus University College.

Forthcoming semesters begin 4 September 2017 and 29 January 2018.

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30 ECTS credits

Global environmental studies 30 ECTS credits

Ghana

This course gives a social science introduction to the most important fields within global environmental studies in general and West Africa in particular. It digs into the causes and dynamics of environmental challenges and dynamics, and different perspectives on management of natural resources. It is a full semester course, 30 ECTS, and is offered in cooperation with Oslo and Akershus University College.

Forthcoming semester begin 4 September 2017.

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30 ECTS credits

Peace and conflict studies 30 ECTS credits

India

Peace and Conflict Studies let you study global matters in an interdisciplinary setting. The course provides education on contemporary issues such as terrorism, war, violent and social conflicts, Human Rights, humanitarian aid, refugee crisis, social inequality, peace and peacebuilding.

Forthcoming semesters begin 4 September 2017 and 29 January 2018.

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30 ECTS credits

Religion and power 30 ECTS credits

India

The programme builds on perspectives from social anthropology and religious studies and provide greater understanding of the relationship between religion and politics. Subjects are discussed at a global level with particular focus on South Asia. The programme serves both as an introduction and specialization in anthropology and religious studies. The programme runs over a semester, 30 credits, and is offered in partnership with the Oslo and Akershus University College (HIOA).

Forthcoming semester begins 3 September 2018.

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30 ECTS credits

Academic year

Academic year of Development studies 60 ECTS credits

Combinations

Study Development Studies an entire academic year combining Vietnam and Ghana! First you study development studies 1 in Vietnam. Then you backpack your way through Asia and Africa to Ghana where you are studying Development Studies 2. After completing the academic year you have the opportunity to continue on the second year of the bachelor’s degree program in Development Studies at the University of Oslo and Akershus.

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60 ECTS credits

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