top General Information


Street:Universitetsalléen 11


Post Code:8026


Institution Funding



Founded as Høgskolen i Bodø in 1994. Became Universitetet i Nordland (University of Nordland) in 2010. Acquired current accreditation status and title in 2016, following the merger of (Høgskolen i Nord-Trøndelag) Nord-Trøndelag University College and Høgskolen i Nesna (Nesna University College)

Academic Year

August to December; January to June

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (examen artium); Certificate of English language proficiency



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet); Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (Nasjonalt organ for kvalitet i utdanningen – NOKUT)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Hanne Solheim Hansen

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Andreas Førde

Job title:Communications Manager

Senior Administrative Officer : Tor Dybdal-Holthe

Job title:Communications Manager

top Divisions

Faculty : Biosciences and Aquaculture

Fields of study:Aquaculture, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Fishery, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Science

Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Health, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Welfare and Protective Services

Faculty : Professional Studies

Fields of study:Dance, Education, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Sports, Teacher Training

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Administrative Law, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Labour Law, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology

Faculty : Teacher Education

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Educational Sciences, Music Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Teacher Training

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Environmental Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Transport Management

top Degrees


Fields of study:Aquaculture, Business Administration, Economics, Fishery, Health Sciences, History, Information Technology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Nordic Studies, Social Work, Sociology


Fields of study:Aquaculture, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Education, Farm Management, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology


Fields of study:Aquaculture, Business Administration, Sociology

Updated on 29-09-2020