Treat Yourself to Great Cultural Experiences
The mere location of Harstad calls for a brief history lesson. From the early years as a fishing village around 120 years ago, through decades of industrial development and change, up until todays new and exciting opportunities in tourism and offshore - Harstad has grown slowly into a city of some 25.000 people - always driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. Harstad is located in the centre of the Haalogaland region, the most densly populated area in the north of Norway.
Living here, you will most likely want to explore the wide variety of events available. Be it sports, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and more. As a student you will soon be included in a wide variety of activities, so you'll get the most out of your stay in Harstad - The Pearl of Northern Norway.
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