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About UiA


University of Agder (UiA) has 13,000 students and 1,400 faculty and staff members. It is one of the most modern universities in Norway, and it is still growing and consolidating its position for its high-quality research and study programmes both on the national and international level.

UiA seeks to be an open and inclusive university that is characterized by a culture of cooperation and aims to be on the cutting edge of innovation, education and research.

We prepare our students for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership, through a faculty dedicated to teaching and co-creation of knowledge. 

UiA and the world

A deep-rooted commitment to outreach, extension and engagement infuses our state, domestic and global mission of developing knowledge that benefits humanity.