University of Stavanger

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University of Stavanger

Universitetet i Stavanger

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Type University
Established 2005
Rector Marit Boyesen
Administrative staff
Students 10100
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 10 100 students and 1300 administration, faculty and service staff as of autumn 2014.[1] It is organised in three faculties, including two national centres of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology.

The university offers doctorates in: Literacy; Risk Management and Societal Safety; Educational Sciences; Health and Medicine; Management, Economics and Tourism; Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society; Chemistry and Biological Science; Offshore Technology; Petroleum Technology; Risk Management and Societal Safety- Technical/Scientific Approach; and Information Technology, Mathematics and physics.[2]

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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  2. ^ PhD Studies. PhD Programmes. University of Stavanger. Retrieved November 6, 2014

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