History, Affiliations, and Rankings
Upon the accreditation of Stavanger University College in 2005, the former university became the University of Stavanger. According to research publications per scientific staff member, Stavanger University is currently ranked third in Norway. ECIU (European Consortium of Innovative Universities) accepted the university as a member in October 2012. It is one of Norway's largest colleges educating master's level students in business administration and offers a wide range of academic programs.
Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses
The University of Stavanger, located on the scenic South West Coast of Norway, is one of the largest universities in the country. Campus Ullandhaug is situated in the nearby neighbourhood of Ullandhaug. Under the Norwegian School of Management, UiS is divided into six faculties: Educational Sciences and Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Performing Arts, Health Sciences, and Norwegian School of Management. The university offers various courses which you can find in the blog ahead.
Accomplishments and Alumni
In November, the University of Stavanger Business School became the first Norwegian business school to receive the EFMD certification. The university prioritises energy, health and welfare, and learning. The university promotes quality of life, good living conditions, and sustainable development. Some of the alumni are Hadia Tajik, Geir Bergkastet, Helge Eide, Ingrid Fiskaa, Leif Johan Sevland, and Bodil Arnesen.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Academic life at the University of Stavanger is organised into six faculties comprising various departments/schools, National Research Centres, and the Museum of Archaeology. In addition to supporting diversity, UiS encourages all qualified individuals to apply for positions at the university regardless of age, gender, disability, or national or ethnic background. Additionally, special events such as spinning marathons, Zumba parties, and climbing courses are organised.