Population: 4.5 million
Norway, the furthest west of the Scandinavian countries, is a beautiful land of fjords and coastline. Fishing and oil are the mainstays. All doctors can speak English as there are few Norwegian textbooks. Most patients can also speak at least a little.
Information on working in Norway can be found on: www.aetat.no
Ministry of Health,
PO Box 8011 Dep, 10 Grubbegt, Oslo 0030 Tel: +47 22 24 90 90 Fax: 22 24 9575
There are four universities that teach medicine in Norway. All bar the Norwegian University of Science and Technology also teach nursing.
University of Bergen,
Harald Hårfagres gt, N-5020 Bergen,
Norway Tel: +47 55 58 90 22 Fax: 55 58 90 25 www.uib.no/med.
Situated in Norway’s
second-largest city (population 220,000) this sea-port is surrounded by
mountains. The school uses:
University of Oslo,
Postboks 1078 Blindern
N-0316 Oslo, Norway Tel: +47 22 85 50 50 Fax: 22 85 44 42 www.uio.no
Write to the medical faculty at the above address for elective details. A
couple of its hospitals are:
University of Tromsø,
N-9037 Tromsø, Norway Tel: +47 77 644610
Fax: 77 645300 www.uit.no It uses:
University of Science and Technology,
NTNU, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway Tel: +47 73 59 88 59 Fax: 73 59 88 65 www.unit.no
(Trondheim is Norway’s third-largest city.) It uses:
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