Nesna University College
Høgskolen i Nesna
View of the old building
|Rector||Sven Erik Forfang|
|Location||Nesna, Nordland, Norway
Nesna University College (Norwegian: Høgskolen i Nesna or HiNe) was a university college, a Norwegian state institution of higher education, until it became part of Nord University in 2016. Its campus in Nesna is today one of the campuses of the current Nord University.
It was established in 1918 as Nesna Teachers' College, and was reorganised as a state university college on 1 August 1994 following the university college reform. Until 2016 it was one of the 24 Norwegian state university colleges.
The university college had approximately 1200 students and 130 employees. The original teachers' college was established in 1918 by the local priest, Ivar Hjellvik, making it the second oldest institution of higher education in Northern Norway. This university college had permanent satellite campuses in the neighboring towns of Mo i Rana and Sandnessjøen. Nesna University College hosts the Nordic Women's University.
Institute of teacher education
This institute y is led by Hanne Davidsen. It consists of the Departments of English, Norwegian, Arts and Handicrafts, Religion and Philosophy, Music, Mathematics, the Natural Sciences, and Social Science.
Institute of nursing
Institute of ICT
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