VID Specialized University

country rank  24
world rank  7462

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University Overview

Founded in 2016, VID vitenskapelige høgskole (VID Specialized University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Oslo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bergen, Sandnes, Stavanger. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), VID vitenskapelige høgskole (VID) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. VID vitenskapelige høgskole (VID) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 3 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 VID Specialized University
Acronym VID
Founded 2016 merger between Misjonshøgskolen (1843), Diakonhjemmet Høgskole (1890), Haraldsplass diakonale høgskole (1918) and Høgskolen Betanien (1923)

University Location

Address Mailbox 184 Vinderen
Oslo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
0319 Oslo
T +47 990 90 005
F +47
Other locations Bergen, Sandnes, Stavanger

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Church of Norway -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to VID vitenskapelige høgskole's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education NOKUT


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019