Why Study Norwegian?
Norwegian courses are a fun way to satisfy your language requirement, learn more about Norwegian heritage, or get acquainted with a Scandinavian language.
How will this impact my career?
In our increasingly global world, proficiency in a foreign language is a big career asset! Students of Norwegian have gone on to jobs at Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, as well as to graduate and professional schools and careers in medicine and academia.
What requirements am I filling?
The College of Art and Sciences, the School of Social Work and the College of Education have language requirements beyond the UW admission requirement – studying Norwegian through the third quarter fulfills this requirement.
What scholarships are available?
Students of Norwegian are eligible to apply for support from the Leiren Endowment Fund and many other department scholarships
Can I study abroad?
Yes! We have a variety of programs for students to study abroad in Norway and throughout Scandinavia and the Baltics.
How does registration work?
The sequence starts in autumn quarter with NORW 101 and lasts for three quarters.
Want to learn more?
See what our students have to say about studying Norwegian at UW! Check out the video!