Høgskulen på Vestlandet

country rank  13
world rank  2519

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University Overview

Established in 2017, Høgskulen på Vestlandet (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the medium city of Bergen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hordaland. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Sogndal, Stord, Førde, Haugesund. Officially recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education of Norway), Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Norwegian higher education institution. Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) 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 3 years old Norwegian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HVL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Acronym HVL
Founded 2017 Merger between Høgskolen i Bergen (1994), Høgskulen i Sogn og Fjordane (1994) and Høgskolen Stord/Haugesund (1994)

University Location

Address Inndalsveien 28
Bergen
5063 Hordaland
Norway
Tel +47 55 58 58 00
Fax +47 55 32 64 07
Other locations Sogndal, Stord, Førde, Haugesund

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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

55 58 58 50

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Scholars at Risk (SAR)
  • The Southern African – Nordic Centre (SANORD)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Facebook

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Twitter

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Instagram

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021