University Of Stavanger


The University of Stavanger (UiS) is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants.

In constant collaboration and dialogue with our surroundings, regionally, nationally and internationally, we enjoy an open and creative climate for education, research, innovation, dissemination and museum activities.

UiS will have an innovative and international profile and will be a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change.

Stavanger is the oil and energy capital in Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities. The interplay between the university and society and business is rich and diverse.

Academic life at the University of Stavanger is organized 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 called UiS Pluss.

Many of the externally financed research activities are performed in cooperation with our research institute - NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS.

Several other research centers are organized as consortiums of The University of Stavanger, NORCE and other actors.

Validé is our tool for commercialization of research ideas. The Stavanger Innovation Park (Ipark) is also located on campus, running incubator activities and helping new enterprises startup.

Two organizations, SiS and StOr (the student union), take care of the students’ welfare and rights.



41 Kjell Arholmsgate
4036 Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

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