Buskerud University College

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Buskerud University College (Norwegian: Høgskolen i Buskerud or HiBu) was a university college established 1 August 1994 and situated in the county of Buskerud, Norway. It merged with Vestfold University College on 1 January 2014 to form Buskerud and Vestfold University College

The University's campuses are located in three different cities around Oslo: Kongsberg (technology and engineering), Drammen (political science, health science, teacher education, and design) and Hønefoss (business administration and management).

The institution has approximately 4500 students and 250 employees, and offers a broad range of different bachelor and master programmes.

Courses in English[edit]

Besides the courses in Norwegian, the following departments also offer courses taught in English:

  • Engineering
  • Political science
  • Tourism
  • Visual communication
  • Norwegian language and culture

Master degrees in English are offered in systems engineering, human rights and optometry/visual science.


Coordinates: 59°40′57.24″N 9°38′58.1″E / 59.6825667°N 9.649472°E / 59.6825667; 9.649472