Universitetssenteret på Svalbard

country rank  16
world rank  3515

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Universitetssenteret på Svalbard (The University Centre in Svalbard) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Longyearbyen (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Svalbard. Officially recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education of Norway), Universitetssenteret på Svalbard (UNIS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Norwegian higher education institution. Universitetssenteret på Svalbard (UNIS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old Norwegian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNIS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name The University Centre in Svalbard
Acronym UNIS
Founded 1993
Motto Arctic Science for Global Challenges

University Location

Address PO Box 156
Longyearbyen
9171 Svalbard
Norway
Tel +47 79 02 33 00
Fax +47

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office P.O. Box 156
Longyearbyen 9171
79 02 33 00

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitetssenteret på Svalbard's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021