Study in Norway

Graduate Student Training in Norway

M.P.H. students have an exciting, limited opportunity to spend a semester in beautiful Bergen, Norway, at the University of Bergen. Participating students will study system dynamics modeling, a cutting-edge methodology that uses simulation to study complex systems, and a promising new tool for studying public health research, practice, and policy. This opportunity is funded by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) and includes the following:

  • Round-trip airfare to Bergen, Norway
  • A monthly stipend for accommodations and living expenses (10,000 Krone ~ $1200 per month) for five months
  • The three-course “Foundations” sequence in graduate-level system dynamics at the University of Bergen (UND tuition applies)
  • Opportunity to meet, learn from, and work with internationally-renowned experts in system dynamics modeling
  • Potential funding to present at an international conference (System Dynamics Society or Society for Prevention Research), including airfare, registration fees, and accommodations

This opportunity is limited to 2 students per year between 2017 and 2020, fall semester only. Please contact Dr. Arielle Selya ( for more information.