Study trip to Norway in 2013. Photographer: Axel Flodin Vacher. View original picture , opens in new tab/window

Study Visit in Norway in 2013

Published: 4 June 2013

This year, between 27-29 May, visit near Mo i Rana and both tunnels, roadworks and rock cuts have been studied.

The construction industry in Norway has a shortage of engineers / technicians with expertise in road engineering and measurements, and these visits provide a win-win situation in which students receive a link between theory and practice while keeping their names in my head. The students appreciated the reception, study visits and the fantastic weather greatly.

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Tunnel Construction. Photographer Axel Flodin Vacher.

Already in the first year of training graduates Planning and Building & construction invited students into Norway to see the interesting projects and problem areas. It is within the course G0013B (Geotechnology Basic Course) as the trip occurs. Public Roads Administration is involved in co-finance the trip and are therefore some of the first social contacts that students acquire in their education. Public Roads Administration and the Department of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering at the university has long had a good working relationship and it turns out, inter alia, in that they employ at least three each year of students who finish their studies in civil engineering and / or university degree.