Buskerud University College - Høgskolen i Buskerud
English language section of Buskerud University College
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Located in Kongsberg Norway, Buskerud University College operates three campuses. The college offers both degree and diploma courses, the majority of which are taught in Norwegian. New English-based courses are currently being developed and a few departments already offer English- based study programs. The college follows the European credit system of learning.
International students are welcome at Buskerud University College and can choose from subjects under the faculties of business administration, political science, engineering, visual communication, human rights and Norwegian language and culture. Both students and faculty take part in international exchange programs with a number of other academic institutions from around the world. Students are also encouraged to take part in international educational forums to broaden their perspectives outside the curriculum. A number of projects and joint degrees are also offered in conjunction with international organizations.
Buskerud University College also maintains strong ties with local industries and the community. This ensures that students are exposed to the latest needs and trends of the job market so their skills are a match to what employers are looking for. The demands of a workplace increase and change rapidly and the college aims to upgrade its course material and teaching techniques accordingly. Apart from being regionally relevant, students are also taught about the global implications of their course of study- this enables them to be equipped to deal with the demands of any job, anywhere in the world.