Diakonhjemmet University College - Diakonhjemmet Høgskole
English language section of Diakonhjemmet University College
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Diakonhjemmet University College is a private college set up in 1890. The College is a diaconal foundation inside the Norwegian Lutheran church. It has two campuses - one in Oslo and the other in Rogaland. Diakonhjemmet University College believes in criticizing a holistic philosophy. It views humans as union between soul, body, and spirit created by God. The college believes in interdisciplinary expertise.
Diakonhjemmet University College lays ample importance to research and development facilities. The Oslo campus has a department that is devoted to research. Some research is also carried on at both the campuses related to the courses. The academic year of the school starts from mid-August to mid-June. The session lasts for 10 months. There is provision for disabled students too. They are provided with special facilities.
Diakonhjemmet University College offers various welfare services to its students. The services range from mental health services to kinder garden ones. The college has designated a student chaplain and student deacon, who takes care of all the student welfare activities. They help students individually and follow a strict code of confidentiality. They are also responsible for arranging trips and get together for the students, where all of them get to know each other.
Diakonhjemmet University College can boast of a well-stocked library and computer facilities. They are technologically advanced and ensure that the students face no discomfort or inconvenience.