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Welcome to the library!

We hope that you will use the library and the services that we offer.

1 September: Final deadline for applying for an exchange in the spring semester 2022

Are you thinking of going on an exchange this spring? Here you will find important information and you can attend a digi...

What's the role of bacteria in the gut of patients?

Could the bacteria in our guts help us improve cancer treatment? This is one of the key questions in a new research coll...

Folkvord and Kvaløy appointed to a new tax committee

On Friday 18 June, the government established a committee to carry out a comprehensive review of the Norwegian tax and e...

UiS Business School and the CIIP go forwards in the competition to become a centre for excellence in research (SFF)

The CIIP – Centre for Innovation, Institutions and Policy – will investigate to see how technological changes and innova...

The Centre for Innovation Research, a contributor to the debate on practice and policy

A look at how the Centre for Innovation Research in Stavanger has evolved in line with rapidly changing surrounds and sh...

Innovation Award for Master´s Students 2021

To promote increased innovation in the region, Rogaland County Council has established a prize for master's students in ...

Top students win industry awards

Repsol, IKM Acona and Vår Energi awarded a total of nine prizes and NOK 275,000 to bachelor and master students at UiS.

Natalia Kucirkova’s book wins the UKLA Academic Book Award 2021

Professor Natalia Kucirkova has won the UKLA Academic Book Award 2021 for her book ‘How and Why to Read and Create Child...

Semester start on Campus Bjergsted

Here you will find information about semester start, fadder events, opening ceremony and much more!

Adventures in particle physics

Do you want to learn more about the smallest building blocks in nature? UiS have invited three world famous physicists t...

Eight simple pieces of advice: How to study smartly

You can secure your dream job by completing a course of study with good grades. Here you will learn how to work efficien...

– My dream of getting a consulting job became a reality through a master's degree in business at UiS

Kristoffer Svanes is studying for a master's degree in Business Administration at UiS and specialises in finance. Even b...

– Specialisation in marketing opens the doors to working in various industries and disciplines

Torill Hebnes (23) is studying for a master's degree in Business Administration and is specialising in strategic marketi...

– Today's economics students will take up more innovative and less traditional positions than before

Gehan Skhmot has a master's degree in Business Administration and has specialised in economics. She now works as a consu...

Einar (27) works as a senior broker and CFO

Einar Øglænd Torjusen took a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Business School.

– I have always liked to take responsibility and I have often adopted a leadership role

Cathrine J. Sønvinsen (26) is studying for a master's degree in Business Administration and is specialising in Strategic...

Creating new safety solutions for the wind sector

Master student Sharath Chandar Joghee is collaborating with the local company Energy Innovation to implement new safety ...

New possibilities for geosciences at UiS

The Department of Energy Resources at UiS is investing in new equipment and new research areas within geotechnics and ge...

TD Veen gives NOK 5 million to UiS Business School and Synapse Lab

The research group Synapse Lab develops measures to improve motivation and learning in education and in working life. Th...

PhD course: Learn to conduct randomized experiments

UiS Business School offers the course Randomized controlled trials in the social sciences to PhD students during fall 20...

Strong applications for Centres of Excellence from University of Stavanger

Six different research communities at the University of Stavanger (UiS) have applied to become Norwegian centres of exce...

Students suggest new public transport solutions

As part of the very first ECIU University pilot, students Arne Kragseth and Elisabeth Stene came up with a triple soluti...

Become a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Health Sciences

The Master programme in Prehospital Critical care is looking for motivated students who want to combine their studies wi...

UiS set to enter Stage 2 in its reopening plan

On Monday 31 May, the UiS will be entering into Stage 2 of its reopening plan. Below you will find the corona regulation...

Official semester opening ceremony 2021

Welcome to Stavanger and UiS - both new and not so new students!

Extended opening hours at the library

From Thursday May 6 the Ullandhaug library is open from 8 am to 10 pm Monday to Thursday.

Outstanding Reviewer Award to professor Kenneth H. Wathne

Professor Kenneth H. Wathne at the University of Stavanger Business School is honored with the "Outstanding Reviewer Awa...

A Norwegian project for student active simulation-based learning in higher education

Here we present a project that will substantially build on the findings of SAFETY+ and offers possibilities for future d...

Become a teaching assistant at UiS Business School!

We are looking for talented and motivated students who want to combine their studies with a job during fall 2021. The ap...

2winners Board Members Selection

2winners is now searching for suitable candidates for the next board members.

More people are using Tik Tok during corona

In 2020 the use of social media platforms like Tik Tok increased in all Nordic countries. Find more statistics and repor...

MSc in Business Administration receives EFMD accreditation

The University of Stavanger Business School is the first Norwegian business school to receive the EFMD Programme Accredi...

How to store hydrogen in metal hydrides?

The University of Stavanger is investing in hydrogen research. Olena Zavorotynska is one of several researchers who, wit...

How has Covid-19 impacted Entrepreneurs and SMEs?

Professor Tatiana A. Iakovleva at the UiS Business School is part of an international research team that are doing a glo...

Master's students at the Faculty of Social Sciences can now apply for publishing scholarship

A publishing scholarship of 45 000 NOK may be yours if you want to write an article version of your master's thesis.

Apply for available study places in performing arts

You can now apply for available study places in music performance in the fields of classical or jazz / improvisation. Th...

Read the new magazine!

Beautifully designed, the 2021 edition of ECIU University magazine shows how we try to change higher education in order ...

The first dataset is published in UiS Open Research Data

Janine Anne Campbell is the first researcher to publish in the UiS archive for open research data.

New course offer on health in humanitarian crisis

UiS is collaborating with VID Specialized University on a new course to provide students with concepts and perspectives ...

Upcoming events

Adventures in Particle Physics: Eckhard Elsen

Mon. 02.08.2021

20:00-20:45

Digital event

Adventures in Particle Physics: Chris Quigg

Wed. 04.08.2021

20:00-20:45

Digital event

Adventures in Particle Physics: Zhongbo Kang

Fri. 06.08.2021

20:00-20:45

Digital event

Official semester opening 2021

Mon. 16.08.2021

12:00-13:00

Fadderområdet på Ullandhaug

Opening ceremony on Campus Bjergsted

Tue. 17.08.2021

11:00-14:00

Fakultet for utøvende kunstfag, Bjergsted 1

aktivUka 2021

Tue. 31.08 07:30

thu. 02.09 16:00

Universitetet i Stavanger

Course in personal strategic planning with Professor Idriss El-Thalji

Tue. 14.09.2021

10:00-16:00

Lyspæren Innovasjonshus

Introduction to Zotero

Tue. 21.09.2021

12:00-14:00

Zoom

Smart City Research Symposium

Wed. 22.09.2021

09:00-17:30

Hotel Victoria

Introduction to EndNote

Tue. 28.09.2021

12:15-14:00

The Ullandhaug Library
KE A-253

Introduction to EndNote

Mon. 04.10.2021

13:15-15:00

Zoom

Introduction to Zotero

Thu. 07.10.2021

10:00-12:00

The Ullandhaug Library
KE A-253

Introduction to EndNote

Tue. 26.10.2021

12:15-14:00

The Ullandhaug Library
KE A-253

Introduction to Zotero

Fri. 29.10.2021

13:00-15:00

The Ullandhaug Library
KE A-253

Latest research news

The «Forskningsdagene» Research Festival

The research festival Forskningsdagene is a national, annual ten-day festival under the auspices of the Research Council...

Impact case: Breast Cancer School

UiS researchers at the Faculty of Health has identified the urgent need to develop an educational program for Breast Can...

Nominate for the University Fund’s Presentation and Community Involvement Award

The objective of the prize is to promote outstanding presentation and community involvement at the University of Stavang...

Burden of treatment in patients with chronic heart failure

In this new paper, researcher at the University of Stavanger explore the associations between burden of treatment, psych...

Easier to say recovery than to do recovery

Health and social services in Norway have adapted recovery as base for the mental health and substance use services. Res...

Back to Blood: Pursuing a future from the Norse Past

Why are Vikings and the Norse past increasingly popular?

Bettina Smith: The Artist's Secret

We congratulate Professor Bettina Smith on her new release. Together with pianist Jan Willem Nelleke, Smith has released...

Occupational health services should have an active role in alcohol prevention

Research shows that occupational health services may be an abeyant asset for alcohol prevention, but need competence, ti...

14 recommendations for a successful disputation

A disputation, the public defence of a PhD candidate’s thesis, is a serious matter. How can you prepare as best as possi...

Universities must take a leading role in regional development

Not all regions are like Silicon Valley, and not all universities can or should be like Stanford. Universities play vari...

The importance of religion in encounters with death at work

How do migrant nursing home staff relate to religion in their work with patients who are approaching death?

Who has the most and the least stressful jobs?

A study showed that 15 % of the employees had high-strain jobs. Being female, having low education level, doing shift wo...

Extended individual placement and support (IPS) contributed to participation in job and education

With an expanded model for IPS, 63% of people with severe mental illness who were unemployed found a job or started educ...

Employees with high alcohol consumption may experience impaired work performance

A review of research conducted on more than 92 000 employees in 15 countries suggests that employees characterized by hi...

Midway assessment

All PhD candidates enrolled in the PhD-program in the Social Sciences must go through a midway assessment.

Impact case: The Agder Project

UiS researchers have developed and tested a structured play-based curriculum for children at their last year of preschoo...

Regulations and forms related to PhD education

Overview of regulations, guidelines, forms and templates for use in the PhD education at the University of Stavanger.

Became editor of the highest impact factor journal in Civil Engineering

Professor Dimitrios Pavlou at Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science recently became ...

Children need self-regulation to learn

According to a new study, there is a strong link between self-regulation and mathematical skills in Norwegian children. ...

Co- creating choreographic-pedagogic entanglements through a dance project in primary school

The entanglement of choreographic and pedagogic practices is the theme of the PhD project of Mari Flønes at The Faculty ...

Jazz on the Line: Improvisation in Practice

A book project about improvisation, by Petter Frost Fadnes (Routledge, 2020)

Perceived emotional support from the teacher is associated with higher achievement in reading

A recent Norwegian study shows strong associations between first grade students feeling liked and respected by their tea...

Four signs that your toddler is (about to become) a reader*

Do you read for your toddler? Have you noticed that toddlers that are used to being read to, already have learned a lot ...

Recent PhD thesis: Great potential in letting pupils read demanding literature

When secondary school pupils read demanding fiction, they become engaged by the difficult nature of the texts, and appro...

Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-Mediated Care Practices

The research project Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-Mediated Care Practices (QUALITECH) will furt...

Internal series from UiS

UiS publishes two internal series: Reports from the University of Stavanger and Notes from the University of Stavanger.

Developing simulation training using 360 ° video

360ViSi is an international collaborative project with the aim of developing innovative learning methodologies in health...

The use of personal life stories in care work

The project "Life Sheet" maps the use of patients’ personal life stories as part of care work practices in nursing homes...

Can remote ultrasound training be as effective as standard classroom training?

How can we organize ultrasound training in a pandemic situation and across national borders? Researchers at the Universi...

Norway Pumps and Pipes at Forsker Stand-up

What can medical research learn from research within the oil and gas industry, and vice versa? Thor Ole Gulsrud, Project...