Universitetet i Stavanger

country rank  8
world rank  2069

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Universitetet i Stavanger (University of Stavanger) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Stavanger (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rogaland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Stavanger
Acronym UiS
Founded 1994

University Location

Address Kristine Bonnevies vei 30
Stavanger (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4036 Rogaland
T +47 51 83 10 00
F +47 51 83 10 50

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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Kristine Bonnevies vei 30
Stavanger 4036

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Year of first Accreditation


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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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019