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Norway, Oslo

Winter School - Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM)

BI Norwegian Business School will in co-operation with the University of St. Gallen host the second Winter School in Empirical Research Methods in Oslo from 9-20 January 2017 as pa...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee CHF 900

Courses 2016

Norway, Kristiansand

The European Union in Crisis

The European Union in Crisis (July 19 – August 5) > Methods II: Comparative Methods, Research Design and Europeanization > EU Foreign Policy: Internal and External Challenges >...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Norway, Kristiansand

History, Institutions and Policies of European Integration

History, Institutions and Policies of European Integration > Methods I: Process Tracing > The Political System of the European Union > Governance and Administration: Experimenta...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective

The course focuses on comparing Scandinavian and Norwegian cultures with other cultures in the international business arena. This context will provide the backdrop for understandin...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Learning and Teaching in a Digital World (LATINA e-health)

The course provides a broad introduction to the web as a rich and dynamic environment for learning, teaching, multimedia production and digital curation. You will develop your s...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Universal Design of Information and Communication Technology

The main topic in this course is the design, evaluation, and testing of everyday technology developed in accordance with principles for universal accessibility. This is acquired th...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Introduction to Health and Medical Technology

Medical technology has a different set of constraints than consumer technology, including needs for sterilization, higher reliability (& associated standards), and customization to...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Introduction to Information & Network Security

This course will introduce the concepts of information and network security. We will discuss in detail security services such as confidentiality, integrity, availability, authenti...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Action Research: Enabling Communities through Enacting Change

Learn about the theory and practice of action research. We will explore the traditions and ethical issues in action research, and the varieties of action research practices. Our ap...

language Norwegian
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

International Public Health

Today, there is a strong focus on International Public Health advocated by UN, WHO, EU. There is also an increasing demand for professionals in arenas of health promotion and disea...

duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS

Courses 2015

Norway, Oslo

Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective

The course focuses on comparing Scandinavian and Norwegian cultures with other cultures in the international business arena. This context will provide the backdrop for understandin...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Beyond Income: Social Dimensions of Poverty and Participatory Methodologies of Investigation

This course serves as a forum for learning, discussion and continuing work on themes related to the study of the social dimensions of poverty in an international perspective. We ac...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Network and System Administration

This is a hands-on course in managing Linux server systems. There will be some lectures and demonstrations in the course, but the primary activity will be a series of guided practi...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS

Courses 2014

Norway, Kristiansand

Current debates on the European Union

This advanced course provides students with the opportunity to study a topic of their choice pertaining to the content of ST-419 and/or ST-420 in greater depth. Topics may reflect...

Norway, Kristiansand

Current issues in the European Union

Course contents This courses studies in great depth particular aspects of the political system of the European Union and policies and the methodology of European studies. Top...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee NOK 760
Norway, Kristiansand

History, Institutions and Policies of European Integration

Course contents This course explores core features of the political system of the European Union and addresses amongst other topics: •the history of European unificatio...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee NOK 760

Courses 2012

Norway, Oslo

Understanding Terrorism and Security in Global Context: Psychological Roots, Consequences, and Interventions

Radicalization and terrorism have become major problems at national, regional, and global levels, with enormous psychological, cultural, and material consequences for individuals a...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

The Anthropology of Ethics

The purpose of this seminar is to examine two approaches to the empirical study of ethical life, psychological and ethnographic, in order to investigate their points of convergence...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Strategic Dynamic Climate Policy

To present the basic insights from climate change economics, using numerical tools to assess the substance of various insights derived from theory. The course includes ‘hands on’ t...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Elections and Democracy

This course is an exploration of theoretical, empirical and some normative issues related to elections as a macro-phenomenon. In spite of considerable disagreement among scholars r...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Public Opinion and Public Policy

A fundamental principle of democratic government is that policy will be a function of opinion. There are accordingly large and growing bodies of literature focused on whether and t...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

The Political Economy of Institutions

This course analyzes the paths through which preferences of individuals and groups are transformed into policies in democracies. We begin with a brisk review of theoretical approac...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

After Fukushima: Climate science, nuclear power, and global warming

Just a few years ago, credible scenarios projected that climate change might lead up to 30 nations to launch new nuclear power programs between 2015 and 2030. These programs would...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Global Energy Dilemmas: Energy Security, Globalization and Climate Change

The objective of this course is to examine the relationship between two of the greatest challenges currently facing the world, namely energy security and climate change. The growth...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Political Leadership and Democratic Change

This course focuses on the political nature, mechanics, and concrete outcomes of leadership in pluralist political systems with a particular emphasis on modern and contemporary Eur...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Citizenship: Inclusions and Exlusions

This course is an introduction to major theoretical approaches and substantive issues in current sociological thinking on citizenship, with a view on the postwar reconfigurations o...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

LATINA: Learning and Teaching in a Digital World

Traditional curation and education takes place in closed physical and social spaces with clear differentiation between curator/patron and teacher/student. Cloud computing with touc...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 595
Norway, Oslo

Globalisation, Development and Issues of Inter-Cultural Understanding

Concepts like development, globalisation and culture is frequently used in public debate, but often they remain unclear. Students participating in this course, held at the Faculty...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Philosophy with Children

Philosophy in school, is a way to work with questions and problems in all school subjects and in pre-school activity. Doing philosophy helps to develop a critical mind, oral skills...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

Courses 2010

Norway, Oslo

The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Cleavages, Orientations

Political sociology seeks to understand the relation between social and political life. Its aim is to map variations in the relationship between social structure, political orienta...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Event History Analysis and the Life Course

The life course approach is a means to study patterns and trajectories of individuals. The aim of this course is to provide an overview of theoretical and methodological approaches...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Topics in Applied Microeconometrics

This is a course in applied microeconometrics suitable for PhD graduate students who have completed the first year sequence in econometrics. The course is intended as a “bridge” b...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Public Engagement and Governance of Science in different Techno-political Cultures

The course addresses the normative, conceptual and policy issues in contemporary debates and realisations of public engagement and governance of science and technology. The increas...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Positive Psychology and Concepts of Well-being across Cultures and Societies: Promoting the Good Life of Individuals and Communities

This course aims at offering an overview of theories and interventions in Positive Psychology. Within this recent and innovative framework, researchers are investigating subjective...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Radical Right Politics in Western Democracies

Since the end of World War II, and the defeat of the Nazi Third Reich, few political phenomena have commanded so much attention in western democracies as radical right politics. Th...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Security and Environmental Change

The course addresses the conceptual and policy issues in contemporary discussions of security related to environmental matters, and in particular to climate change. It reviews the...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Decentralising Economies: Anthropological Perspectives

The fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the collapse of the Soviet Union two years later appeared to be the end of a 70-year experiment with a centralised planned economy. To judge...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Engaging the University in Europe: Understanding the History of an Idea

This set of lectures will aim to challenge views in the literature that present developments are unique in content or method, though they may be in scope and they are taking place...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Norwegian Life and Society

Topics covered include Norwegian history, political system, welfare state, economy, environmental issues, women’s position and the family, literature, visual arts, culture and iden...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Elementary Norwegian - Level I

Students work with texts and exercises with contents centered around daily life. Topics such as family, home, work, shopping, food, services (mail, bank, telephone, etc.), health (...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Intermediate Norwegian - Level II

Students work primarily with non-fiction texts and exercises with themes from Norwegian daily life and society. Important and basic points of grammar are examined and students beco...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Norwegian Literature

The course provides a comprehensive survey of the development of Norwegian literature from its Old Norse origins to the present day,beginning with poetry and sagas from Old Norse l...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Norwegian History

Instructional format: The classroom sessions include lectures, student presentations and discussions, and are supplemented by visits to museums, e.g. the Historical Museum and the...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries

The course presents Nordic discussions, challenges and attempts to achieve gender equality with a special focus on Norway, and covers the following topics: theories on gender, gend...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Contemporary Norwegian Society

The course presents the Norwegian welfare state and covers the following topics: Norwegian cultural history in its socio-economic and religious context; political structures within...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Scandinavian Government and Politics

The course critically analyzes the Norwegian and Scandinavian political systems in a comparative perspective. Topics covered include: nation-building and nationalism in Norway; the...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

International Politics

In addition to providing students with an understanding of the history, major issues and theories in International Relations, this cooperation in contemporary world politics. It of...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Special Needs Education

The course provides knowledge of and serves as a forum for discussion of children’s rights, barriers to learning, development and participation that may be the result of various en...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

International Development Studies

The course provides a multidisciplinary analysis of global poverty and of development on global, national and local levels. A thematic approach is applied. Country comparisons are...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Peace Research

The course provides a general introduction to the interdisciplinary field of peace studies with an empirical focus, combined with more detailed study of selected areas and themes....

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Media Studies

The course examines the role of media in relation to processes of democratization and globalization from a theoretical and a practical analytical perspective. Examples of the polit...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development

Topics central to the course include energy policy and planning, energy efficiency, conservation and renewables as well as energy trends, scenarios and emerging technologies. Clima...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

International Community Health Accessibility

Set within a conceptual framework of equity, accessibility and human rights, the course addresses global public health challenges. Based on new scientific (both epidemiology and qu...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Art in Norway: From the Viking Age to the Present

The course provides a comprehensive survey of Norwegian visual culture from the early medieval period to the present, focusing primarily on painting, but also drawing attention to...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Human Rights

Tis course focuses on human rights in theory and practice. Students will develop knowledge about human rights both from legal and social science perspectives. Challenges for implem...

duration -3 week
credits 9.9 ECTS