Universitetet i Agder

country rank  7
world rank  1364

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Universitetet i Agder (University of Agder) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kristiansand (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vest-Agder. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Grimstad. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Universitetet i Agder (UiA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitetet i Agder (UiA) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Agder
Acronym UiA
Founded 1994

University Location

Address Postboks 422
Kristiansand (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4604 Vest-Agder
T +47 38 14 10 00
F +47 38 14 10 01
Other locations Grimstad

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitetet i Agder's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019