Norway

Trust: Institutions and society

Norway consistently ranks amongst the highest nations in the world on rankings of public trust in institutions and in government. On this program, we explore the historical foundations of why people trust each other, and their government, so strongly. We consider the Norweigan values we encounter and how they manifest themselves in institutions.

Learning objectives

Students understand Norweigan history and the formation of its governing institutions.
Students learn from everyday Norweigans about their perspectives and values surrounding public life and trust.
Students incorporate foundational political ideas, such as the Tragedy of the Commons, collectivism, and the Veil of Ignorance into their exploration of Norweigan society. What is working here, and what is not? How does this compare to our institutions? What do we owe each other in life?

Program highlights

  • City walking tour
  • Workshop with historian
  • Empathic Interviews -- Everday Norweigans
  • Parliament Visit and Royal Palace
  • Fjords excursion
  • University Tour
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Viking Museum
  • Holmenkollen Skip Jump

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All Seasons

7-9 days; 12-18 students

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