University of Stavanger

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University of Stavanger

Universitetet i Stavanger

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Established 2005
Type University
Rector Marit Boyesen
Admin. staff 1200
Students 9000
Location Stavanger, Norway
Campus Ullandhaug and Bjergsted


European Consortium of Innovative Universities

The University of Stavanger (UiS) is a university located in Stavanger, Norway and established in 2005. It has about 9 000 students and 1200 administration, faculty and service staff. It is organised in three faculties, including two national centres of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology.

The university offers doctorates in Petroleum Technology, Offshore Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Special Needs Education, Literacy and Social Science (with specializations in Medicine and Health, Risk Management and Societal Safety, Management, Economics, Tourism, Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society).

The University of Stavanger became a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) in October 2012.

Faculty of Arts and Education[edit]

  • Department of Education and Sports Science
  • Department of Early Childhood Education
  • Department of Cultural Studies and Languages
  • Department of Music and Dance
  • Centre for Behavioural Research
  • National Centre for Reading Education and Research

Faculty of Social Sciences[edit]

  • Department of Media, Culture and Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Studies
  • Department of Health Studies
  • The Norwegian School of Hotel Management
  • UiS Business School

Faculty of Science and Technology[edit]

  • Department of Petroleum Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Mathematics and Natural Science
  • Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science
  • Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning

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Coordinates: 58°56′15″N 5°41′51″E / 58.93750°N 5.69750°E / 58.93750; 5.69750