University of Stavanger

Norway European Consortium of Innovative Universities Stavanger
University of Stavanger
Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS) University of Stavanger emblem.png
TypeUniversity
Established2005
RectorKlaus Mohn
Administrative staff
1372
Students10888
Location,
CampusUllandhaug
AffiliationsEUA European Consortium of Innovative Universities
Websitewww.uis.no
University of Stavanger western entrance

The University of Stavanger (Universitetet i Stavanger) is a university located in Stavanger, Norway. UiS was established in 2005 when the former Høgskolen i Stavanger (HiS) received university status. It had about 11,000 students and 1,370 administration, faculty and service staff in 2017.[1] It is organised in three faculties, including two national centres of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology. The university has a main campus located in the neighborhood of Ullandhaug.[2][3][4]

The University of Stavanger is currently the third highest ranked in Norway in terms of research publications per member of scientific staff.[5] The university became a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) in October 2012.

The university offers doctorates in: Literacy; Risk Management and Societal Safety; Educational Sciences; Health and Medicine; Management, Economics and Tourism; Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society; Chemistry and Biological Science; Offshore Technology; Petroleum Technology; Risk Management and Societal Safety- Technical/Scientific Approach; and Information Technology, Mathematics, and Physics.[6]

Faculty of Arts and Education

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Science and Technology

Notable people

Faculty

References

  1. ^ Om UiS Archived 2017-08-27 at the Wayback Machine Universitetet i Stavanger
  2. ^ Tor Ivar Hansen. "Universitetet i Stavanger". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  3. ^ Geir Thorsnæs. "Ullandhaug". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "Campus Ullandhaug". University of Stavanger. 12 December 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  5. ^ Eva Tønnessen. "Norske forskere publiserer mer". Khrono. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  6. ^ PhD Studies, University of Stavanger. Retrieved 5 April 2018.