University of Agder - Universitetet i Agder
English language section of University of Agder
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Agder University College was established in 1994 in Agder, Norway. The main goal of the college was to achieve university status. After a decade of political and academic efforts, this goal was finally achieved in 2007. On September 1, 2007 University of Agder became a reality.
Today University of Agder is known as the fifth largest higher education institution in Norway. It has 3-year bachelor, 2-year master, and 3 year PhD degree structure. At present, this university consists of five faculties- Faculty of Health and Sport, Faculty of Humanities and Education, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Engineering and Science, and Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences.
It offers more than 150 study programs to choose from. So as a student you will not be short of choices. For most of the courses the language of instruction is Norwegian; however, you can find some courses that are taught in English and German. Furthermore, students will find several masters and PhD courses that are offered in English. Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology, Master of Music Performance, PhD program in Mathematics Education, and Master of Development Management are some of the study programs that are offered in English.
The university has an international outlook and attracts students from across the world. Courses taught in English are offered to exchange students from partner institutions in Europe, Asia, Africa, USA, and Oceania.
Finally, with campuses located in three different towns along the Norwegian south coast, the university offers students a great place to live and study.