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 will have an innovative and international profile, and will be a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change.
Stavanger is the oil and energy capital in Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities. 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 a total of 13 departments/schools and two National Research Centres, as well as the Museum of Archaeology. The university also has a unit for lifelong learning called UiS Pluss.
Many of the externally financed research activities are performed in cooperation with our research institute - International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS).
Several other research centres are organised as consortiums of The University of Stavanger, IRIS and other actors.