The Bjørn Jensen apartment was established in 1992 in honor of Bjørn Jensen and his service to Norwegian teachers in North America, thanks to Kjetil Flatin, then director of Studentsamskipnaden i Oslo (SiO). The apartment is owned by SiO, and the rent is subsidized by a generous annual grant from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The apartment is dedicated to the use of North American scholars of Norwegian studies.
Located at Sogn Studentby. 50 kvm, 2 bedrooms, living room/kitchen/bath with shower, storage lockers. Fully furnished, with internet access and telephone, linens, dishes, microwave, cable television, VCR, etc.
Rolf E. Stenersens alle 13 H0104
Rent for 2010-2011 is NOK 4300 a month, NOK 1200 a week, or NOK 175 per day. Rent includes high-speed internet access, telephone service within Norway and cable TV. Laundry is extra.
Renters will be required to sign a contract with SiO and to fulfill all their obligations as residents of Sogn studentby. In addition they will sign a contract with NORTANA, outlining specific terms of the rental.
January 15 is the priority deadline for all housing support.
The apartment is available in the summer between June 1 and August 31, as well as during the academic year. It is a priority to have the apartment rented at all times, so it is especially important that you indicate flexibility both in when you would like to live in the apartment, and whether you would be willing to share with another NORTANA member
We accept applications on a rolling basis as long as the apartment or the alternative support monies are available. Feel free to contact Margaret Hayford O'Leary with questions.The selection committee consists of three NORTANA members named by the board. Decisions will be announced approximately two weeks after the deadline.
Priority will be given to: