The University of Stavanger (UiS) on the South West Coast of Norway is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300,000 inhabitants. UiS has an innovative and international profile, and is a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change.
Academic life at the University of Stavanger is organised into six faculties, comprising a total of 13 departments/schools and two National Research Centres, as well as the Museum of Archaeology. The university also has a unit for lifelong learning.
Moving to Stavanger
Stretching along the north-west peninsula of Scandinavia, Norway offers a stunning coastline, beautiful fjords and rugged mountains. The Stavanger region is vibrant and progressive with picturesque natural surroundings. Rogaland County is found on the south-west coast of Norway.
The city of natural highs surrounded by beautiful fjords, mountains, and long, white beaches, Stavanger also boasts an impressive assortment of museums and cultural events.
From the language, where to live, what to see and what to do, to your family’s wellbeing and more. All these factors are of paramount importance once you have decided to move to Stavanger, whether for a limited period or maybe forever. UiS will strive to extend a warm welcome to you and make you feel right at home!