Norwegian Language & Culture
Are you going to Norway? Do you have a Norwegian family background? Learn the essentials of the Norwegian language on a schedule that fits working adults. Our beginning class focuses on giving you conversational skills for real situations such as travel to Norway.
Conversational Norwegian classes in Madison
Browse upcoming Norwegian classes in the Online Catalog.
Norwegian-an introduction to Norway, its language and culture:
Learners with Norwegian heritage or plans to travel to Norway and other interested people gain valuable information about Norwegian culture and develop basic conversational and reading skills. We vary the material each winter, so you can benefit from taking the class more than once. Instructor: Peggy Hager.
Textbooks for language classes are available for preview and purchase on campus in the University Book Store's lower level, in the outreach section. The University Book Store is located at 711 State St., Madison (at Lake St., on the Library Mall). See campus map.
Peggy Hager has a Master’s degree in Scandinavian Studies and is a lecturer in Norwegian at UW-Madison. She has taught Norwegian, and English as a second language, for more than 20 years.
How to register
Call 608-262-2451, 7:00 am-4:00 pm, M-F. Specific program numbers and links to the mail-in registration form or to register online can be found in the continuing education catalog.
What students are saying about our classes
- Madison area registration questions: 608-262-2451.
- UW-Madison Continuing Studies in Norwegian coordinator Sage Goellner: firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-4873.
- Join the mailing list for Norwegian or other language programs.
- Review frequently asked questions about language programs.
Thank you for your interest in learning Norwegian. Lykke til!