Norwegian Language & Scandinavian Culture
- Norwegian Page at IU Center for Language Technology and Instructional Development
- Norwegian Minor
- Online Norwegian Dictionary
- Norway in the United States
- Study in Norway
- News from Norway
- News from Sweden
- Scandinavian films on campus
- Norwegian literature
- Norwegian government
- Sami people / Indigenous people of Scandinavia
- Norwegian is an easy language to learn and studying it is very rewarding!
- You will be able to read and understand Swedish and Danish.
- The class is a lot of fun – interactive and communicative!
- Excellent opportunities for study abroad and possibilities for scholarships!
- Study materials are well structured, helping the process of learning!
- Students are able to communicate in Norwegian by the end of the second semester.
- Courses offered in English every year, carrying Arts and Humanities credit and Culture Studies credit. Topics include:
- The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
- Ibsen & Strindberg
- The Multicultural North
- Masterpieces of Scandinavian Literature
- Ethnic and Immigrant Folklore
- Vikings and Sagas
- Scandinavia and the Baltic States
- Nordic & Baltic States in the European Union
- A Minor in Norwegian available, requiring three semesters of Norwegian and three additional content courses.
- Fun extracurricular activities: coffee hour, film series, lecture series, etc.
GER-K100/501 Beginning Norwegian I
GER-K150/502 Beginning Norwegian II
GER-K200/503 Intermediate Norwegian I
GER-K250/504 Intermediate Norwegian II
GER-S491 Scandinavian Languages for Reading Knowledge
GER-K495/815 Individual Readings in Scandinavian Studies
GER-E361 Vikings and Sagas
GER-E362/K506 Topics in Scandinavian Culture
GER-E363/K507 Topics in Scandinavian Literature
Norwegian Minor ↑
Students must complete the following:
1. Three semesters of Norwegian language: K150, K200, K250.
2. Nine (9) additional credit hours chosen from E361, E362, E363, or HIST-B 303/D300/CEUS R309 (approved topic: Modern Scandinavia and the Baltic States).
*Study abroad credits will also be considered and can potentially count towards the degree.*