Lillehammer University College - Høgskolen i Lillehammer
English language section of Lillehammer University College
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Lillehammer University College is one among the three state university colleges in Norway adjoining Lake Mjøsa. Since its inception in 1971, the college has been flourishing. It offers a variety of professional as well as vocational programs along with an assorted version of conventional academic university subjects. The college has always been very innovative in its way of imparting training to the students. The college has an impressive student teacher ratio and uses computer-assisted teaching. Efforts are underway to bring greater cooperation between the three colleges of the region - Lillehammer, Hedmark and Gjøvik.
Roughly, Lillehammer University College has on its rolls 4000 students and 280 faculty and staff. The college offers a variety of undergraduate programmes in Business Administration, Travel and Tourism, Sports Science, Organisation and Management, Film and Television, Social Sciences and Health and Social Work. At the graduation level, it offers courses in Social Policy, Education, Health and Social Work for Children and Youth. The teaching is research based.
Lillehammer University College attaches tremendous importance to research. It aims to develop the region with its world-class research. They give focus to both basic as well as applied research. The college is interested in developing a research culture where you attach tremendous significance to social changes along with academic evolution. The college puts great emphasis in developing its faculty members through doctorate programs.