The University Centre in Svalbard

country rank  20
world rank  5337

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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 village of Longyearbyen (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Svalbard. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Universitetssenteret på Svalbard (UNIS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address PO Box 156
Longyearbyen (population range: under 2,500)
9171 Svalbard
Norway
T +47 79 02 33 00
F +47

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office P.O. Box 156
Longyearbyen 9171
+47 79 02 33 00

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitetssenteret på Svalbard's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Year of first Accreditation
1993

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018