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The Bergen International Postgraduate Symposium in Old Norse Studies

The international symposium for postgraduate students of Old Norse studies is hosted annually by the University of Bergen.

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The symposium, initiated by Professor Else Mundal under the auspices of the Centre for Medieval Studies, is now organized anually by the Old Norse section of the Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies. 

MA and PhD students from Bergen and several other universities are invited to present their research to their peers, gaining experience in writing academic papers and public speaking, and getting the opportunity to meet students at the equivalent academic stage. The academic programme is supplemented by excursion to historical and cultural sights in Bergen and its close surroundings.