The University of Stavanger (UiS) is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants.
In constant collaboration and dialogue with our surroundings, regionally, nationally and internationally, we enjoy an open and creative climate for education, research, innovation, dissemination and museum activities.
UiS has an innovative and international profile, and is a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change.
Stavanger is the oil and energy capital of Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities on offer. The interplay between the university and society and business is rich and diverse.
Academic life at the University of Stavanger is organised into six faculties, comprising various departments/schools and National Research Centres, as well as the Museum of Archaeology. The university also has a unit for lifelong learning..
Many of the externally financed research activities are performed in cooperation with our research institute - NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS.
Several other research centres are organised as consortiums of the University of Stavanger, NORCE and other partners.