Harstad University College - Høgskolen i Harstad
English language section of Harstad University College
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Harstad University College is located north of the Arctic Circle. It has roughly 1100 students. The college was set up in 1983. The ambience offered is totally conducive to studying. Each student is given individual attention. The college has 2 departments - Business Administration and Social Sciences and Health and Social Work. The college participates in Nordplus, Socrates, Barentsplus and Leonardo programs. The college has various bilateral agreements all over the world. Students, researchers, teachers as well as administrative personnel can participate all the exchange programmes of the college.
Harstad University College is equipped with modern facilities. All the activities are placed under a single roof. The college is well connected with the city centre. It has the breathtaking scenic view of the mountains, the Fjord and the harbour. All students are automatically enrolled to the Student Welfare Centre. The welfare centre is an active body helping students settle down in the new location away from home. They help out students if they face any kind of trouble. They believe in complete confidentiality.
All students graduating from the Harstad University College automatically receives a Diploma, a Diploma Supplement and a Transcript of Records. The Diploma Supplement is issued in English language. To be valid, it needs to be presented along with the Diploma. The Diploma Supplement provides information on the study program and creates immense transparency for international communication.