The University of Stavanger, on the South West Coast of Norway, has 12,000 students and 1,600 faculty, administration and service staff.
The University of Stavanger (UiS) is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants. In constant collaboration and dialogue with their surroundings, regionally, nationally and internationally, they enjoy an open and creative climate for education, research, innovation, dissemination and museum activities.
UiS will have an innovative and international profile, and will be a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change. Stavanger is the oil and energy capital in Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities. The interplay between the university and society and business is rich and diverse.