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Sogn og Fjordane University College is a medium sized modern institution of higher education in Norway, with approximately 3,000 students and 300 employees. The University College is one of 26 state-run University Colleges in the country.

Sogn og Fjordane University College offers students a wide variety of educational programs at the Bachelor level -and an increasing number of Master programs as well. In addition, the University College offers several vocational Bachelor programs and work closely with the regional industries, hospitals, education providers, public organizations and private enterprises.

The University College is located between mountains, fjords and waterfalls in Sogn og Fjordane County by the Sognefjord, with campuses in Sogndal and Førde. The surrounding areas span over a variety of environments ranging from marine to high alpine, with glaciers and several nature parks that can be found on the World Heritage list.

Sogn og Fjordane University College has won favor among international students for its small, intimate locations, high academic standards, close relations between students and staff and a vibrant student life. The local communities in Sogndal and Førde are large enough for cultural activities to flourish with a surprisingly varied selection of sport events, concerts, films and theatrical productions, yet small enough to maintain an intimate and friendly feel.

Sogn og Fjordane University College participates in several international projects through programs such as Nordplus, Erasmus and Study Abroad, and has a number of Partner Institutions located around the world. Agreements include activities such as collaborative research, joint academic and scientific activities, exchange of publications, and student- and teaching staff exchange.

All Programs Available:
  • Sciences
    • Geology
Language of instruction


Type of school

Private University




Postboks 133, Sogndal, Norway, 6851