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Augsburg University to Host Three Trips to Norway in 2020
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Augsburg University will host three trips to Norway to celebrate its heritage. As one of the five Norwegian Lutheran Colleges and Universities, they are creating a unique opportunity for alumni, family, friends, & community members to explore Norway through the lens of some of their faculty, staff and alumni.


The Norway Arts & Culture tour will include theater productions, concerts, and historical landmarks and will explore the rich and vibrant arts and culture of Norway. Lead by Augsburg Theater Alumni, Darcey Engen ’88, Augsburg University professor of theater, and her husband, Luverne Seifert ’83, Minneapolis Actor and instructor in the BA Performance Program at the University of Minnesota, their expertise will make this trip and these experiences truly a once in a lifetime, Uniquely Augsburg experience. 


Norway Now will explore Norway’s peace work, government, and environmental agencies. This tour is co-led by Bettine Hoff Hermanson, managing director of the Human Rights Forum at Augsburg as well as Norway Hub, and Joe Underhill, associate professor of political science, director of environmental studies, and director of the Human Rights Forum, their expertise will make this trip and these experiences truly a once in a lifetime, Uniquely Augsburg experience. 


Nidaros Pilgrimage, the Rev. Sonja Hagander, Augsburg University pastor and director of ministries, will lead a hike to the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway—a pilgrimage made by travelers for more than 1,000 years. Along the way, you will learn about history and culture, and experience firsthand some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. This trip is intended for experienced mountain hikers. Final details coming soon.


For more details you can go to augsburg.edu/alumni/travel or you can contact Katie (Koch) Code ’01, Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations at codek@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1178. 


Honorary Consul Eivind J. Heiberg
Eivind J. Heiberg is Honorary Consul in Minneapolis

Eivind J. Heiberg is the Honorary Consul in Minneapolis