The University of Stavanger
The University of Stavanger (UiS) currently enrols 8300 students and employs 1200 academic and administrative staff. The university is a disseminator of knowledge, and offers a range of study and research programmes. Academic activities are organized into three faculties and the Museum of Archaeology. UiS has several centres – and much externally funded research is carried out in cooperation with our affiliate, the International Research Institute of Stavanger AS (IRIS). The university is located in one of Norway’s most attractive regions, which has 300,000 inhabitants and a dynamic labour market. The region offers excellent opportunities for housing, cultural events and leisure activities.