About the Training Centre in Oslo

All our teacher training courses in Oslo will take place either in the Morning (9.00-13.45) or in the Afternoon (14.00-18.45) depending on classroom and trainer availability.

Further information on our academy will be provided after the confirmation of the course.

Getting to Oslo

Tallinn has one main airport, Oslo Gardermoen Airport, the largest airport in Norway.

Get to Oslo by plane

Several bus companies operate shuttle services between the airport and Oslo city center. The Airport Express Train provides fast and convenient transportation between Oslo Gardermoen Airport and Oslo Central Station, departing every 10 minutes.

Our Cultural Activities

The following cultural activity is included in the price of each Erasmus course in Norway:

  • A half-day or full-day tour on Saturday in Oslo

Further information on our activities will be provided after the confirmation of the course.

Best Things to Do in Oslo

Oslo, the capital of Norway, is the economic and governmental center of the country – the largest city in Norway, with a population of 600,000 inhabitants.

This city marries modernity with tradition and offers visitors a unique blend of cultural richness, sustainable living, and scenic beauty.

Oslo enchants its visitors with its timeless beauty, its extraordinary seaside, its typical restaurants, and its lively cultural scene.

From its iconic landmarks to its vibrant arts scene and diverse culinary experiences, Oslo is the perfect place to explore charming streets and discover the essence of Nordic culture.

1. Akershus Fortress

Akershus Fortress, perched proudly on the shores of the Oslofjord, is a timeless symbol of Norway’s history and resilience. For centuries, its formidable walls have stood as a bastion against invaders and witnessed the ebb and flow of the nation’s fortunes.

Today, this medieval stronghold offers visitors a glimpse into Norway’s past through its ancient corridors, royal chambers, and museums. Yet, beyond its historical significance, Akershus Fortress also serves as a cultural hub, hosting events and offering panoramic views of Oslo’s skyline.

It stands as a testament to Norway’s enduring spirit and a reminder of the country’s rich heritage.

2. Fram Museum

The Fram Museum, also known as the Polar Exploration Museum, stands as a tribute to the extraordinary feats of polar exploration. This museum holds the legendary polar exploration vessel, the Fram, and offers visitors a captivating journey through the triumphs and challenges of Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.

Through its carefully preserved artifacts, the museum brings to life the courageous endeavors of explorers like Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen, providing insight into the harsh realities of polar exploration.

3. Munch Museum

The Munch Museum stands as a tribute to the iconic Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, renowned for his emotionally charged and deeply introspective work.

Located near the bustling neighborhood of Grünerløkka, the museum holds the world’s most extensive collection of Munch’s paintings, drawings, and prints, providing visitors with a glimpse of the artist’s life and creative process.

Beyond showcasing Munch’s masterpieces like “The Scream” and “The Madonna”, the museum also offers temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and interactive displays for art enthusiasts of all ages.

4. Frogner Park

Covering over 45 hectares, Frogner Park is known for its iconic centerpiece, the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Created by the renowned Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, the park features over 200 mesmerizing sculptures crafted from bronze and granite, depicting the human experience in all its forms.

Whether picnicking, strolling along winding pathways, or simply admiring the beauty of the sculptures, this expansive green space offers a serene escape from the bustle of city life and invites locals and tourists to immerse themselves in its tranquil ambiance and admire the harmony between art and nature.

5. Norsk Folkemuseum – Norwegian Museum of Cultural History

The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History stands as a living testament to Norway’s rich cultural heritage and history. Located on the verdant Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, this open-air museum offers visitors a fascinating journey through time, showcasing meticulously preserved buildings from various regions of Norway, representing different periods of history.

From stave churches dating back to the medieval era to charming farmsteads and traditional Sami dwellings, the museum provides insight into the daily lives, customs, and traditions of Norway’s past inhabitants.

6. The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet stands as a beacon of cultural excellence and architectural wonder. The modern design, featuring a distinctive sloping roof offering panoramic city views, characterizes Oslo’s contemporary identity and Norway’s dedication to the arts. The opera house includes multiple stages, rehearsal spaces, and production workshops that ensure world-class performances.

Whether presenting classic operas, elegant ballets, or innovative contemporary productions, the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet enriches Oslo’s cultural landscape and captivates audiences worldwide.

7. Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower

Near the hills of Oslo stands the Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower. This charismatic museum is clear evidence of Norway’s rich skiing heritage. Placed within the iconic Holmenkollen Ski Jump, this architectural marvel not only offers panoramic views of the city but also delves deep into the history of skiing through captivating exhibitions and interactive displays.

Visitors can enjoy learning more about vintage ski equipment, tracing the evolution of skiing techniques, and even experiencing the thrill of virtual ski jumping.

Ascending the tower’s observation deck, one is greeted with a breathtaking view of Oslo’s skyline and the surrounding fjords, providing a truly unforgettable experience.

8. Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum in Oslo holds a large part of Norway’s rich maritime heritage and the legendary era of the Vikings. Situated on the Bygdøy peninsula, the museum houses remarkably preserved Viking ships, including the Oseberg, Gokstad, and Tune ships, which date back over a thousand years.

The intricate craftsmanship and sheer scale of the ships offer a glimpse into the Viking Age, shedding light on their advanced navigational skills, trade networks, and cultural practices.

Beyond the ships themselves, the museum also showcases a fascinating array of artifacts, from weapons and tools to household items, providing a comprehensive understanding of Viking life and society.

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