Study in Norway and volunteer in Africa or Asia.

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Study in Norway and volunteer in Africa or Asia.

Intense 10 months, 3 months in Norway, 6 months intense volunteering and 1 month of conclusion.

The program is divided into 3 intense periods, each one of them focused in different areas.


    Period of intense teamwork, investigations, theoretical and practical studies about poverty and the issues in the world today. Preparing you for your upcoming project period in developing countries.

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    Depending on the start date you will choose between different Humana People to People projects in Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique or India. Working and living with locals you will spend time learning a different reality from your own and gaining a huge difference in perspective.

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    It's been an adventurous past few months! Sometimes it goes past so fast that we don’t have time to take a breath, to reflect. So now is your time to meet up with your team and look back to the experiences you have been trough together. Time for sharing and spreading your message how others can help to change the world!

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1. Why Volunteer with OWI?

One World Institute is a volunteer organization running since 1995 in Norway, with over 23 years of experience in the volunteer field and in partnership with Humana People to people an organization with over 1153 development units in more than 44 countries in 5 continents.


2. Requirements

The requirements are really simple, you need to have 18 years old and conversational level of English.


3. Program costs

The program costs 2700 € (for the periods spent in the school ) which will cover the following things:

  1. Food & Accommodation
  2. Program materials
  3. Activities included in the program

This is what you need to pay yourself, but you will get an additional scholarship from Humana People to People for the project period:

The Humana People to People scholarship of €1,600* covers:

  • Flight tickets to the project and back
  • Students health insurance for the project destination
  • Visa for the project destination
  • Necessary travel vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis for the project destination
  • Health insurance for the 4 months at the learning center will be financed by you or through a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
  • Personal items such as medication, toiletries, sim card, laptop, and any other personal expenses will be covered by yourself for the duration of the program.

4. Application dates

New teams start this year in August and October you can apply any time and all the application will be processed in the order they arrive in our system.


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How to get started

  • 1

    Let's meet & chat!

    Select a day and hour, you will get a free formational skype meeting and meet your personal volunteer travel. expert

  • 2

    Volunteer qualification

    You will send us your motivational letter and CV, our volunteer travel expert will analyze your profile and background to make sure that you match our criteria.

  • 3

    Final Interview

    If you feel like you are ready and you have a green light from us, we will assign you a final interview date and hour. We will ask you all kind of questions related to your program to make sure that you know the program.

  • 4

    Enrollment papers

    After passing the final interview, you will receive an email with the enrollment papers and documents.