University of Stavanger

University of Stavanger

Universitetet i Stavanger

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

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Science and Technology


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

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

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