Campus Grimstad - Universitetet i Agder (2023)

Why study in Grimstad?

Grimstad is known for being the sunniest city in Norway. The university and students make up a big part of the city, making it easy to get around and get to know people.

Study programmes taught in English

  • Talk to a student advisor
  • Where should you live?
  • Student activities in Grimstad
  • Life on campus

Get to know Grimstad

Silje is student at the University of Agder and lives in Grimstad. These are her favourite places in the city. Enjoy the tour!

What do the students say?

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Cyrill Schäpper

From Switzerland

“Campus Grimstad is small and cozy. It is not too overwhelming, so it’s easy to get around here. I feel like it is easy for international students to get to know each other through different social events like parties, climbing, movie nights.”

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(Video) Campus Grimstad.

Stefanie Herr

From Austria

“I think that the student cafeterias here are really good, and the campus is beautiful and modern. People are very welcoming, especially if you take the initiative to talk to them.
Also, I like how people take care about environment here. I have never seen that many electric cars before!”

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Cyrill Schäpper

From Switzerland

“Campus Grimstad is small and cozy. It is not too overwhelming, so it’s easy to get around here. I feel like it is easy for international students to get to know each other through different social events like parties, climbing, movie nights.”

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Stefanie Herr

From Austria

“I think that the student cafeterias here are really good, and the campus is beautiful and modern. People are very welcoming, especially if you take the initiative to talk to them.
Also, I like how people take care about environment here. I have never seen that many electric cars before!”

3D campus tour

Gata in Grimstad

Along Gata, which means "street" in Norwegian, you will find auditoriums, classrooms, the library, UiA Help, the student cafeteria, and other services. There are also many spots available to study and work. See on map.

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Health Clinic Lab

The Health Lab has practice rooms with a hospital standard for nursing students, with advanced dolls as patients.The dolls can be programmed with various diseases and injuries.Students learn to perform treatment in different rooms, and to cope with stressful situations. See on map

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(Video) Bli kjent med Campus Grimstad!

Find your way around Grimstad

We recommend going on foot, by bike or by bus to campus.

View the places on the slideshow and browse the map

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Campus Grimstadhas 3 500 students and is co-located with Grimstad’s Technology Park. The campus was established in 2010 and the view is breathtaking.
The facilities are excellent and include a simulated hospital and smart house where the Centre for eHealth is developing ways to use technology to help care for the elderly and disabled.

> Make your way around campus

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Campus Grimstad is located in Grimstad's Technology Park, which is the centre for research and development in Southern Norway.It is home to many innovative small businesses, particularly telecommunication and technology companies.

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Gata is the main hall at Campus Grimstad. Here you will find auditoriums, classrooms, the library, UiA Help, the student cafeteria, and other services. There are also many places to study and work.

> Take a virtual tour in Gata

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The library at Campus Grimstad has a lot more than just books. Here you will find many kinds of publications to consult, as well as places to study and work. This is also where you will find the general help desk of the university: UiA Help.

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The Health ClinicLab has practice rooms with a hospital standard for nursing students, with advanced dolls as patients.The dolls can be programmed with various diseases and injuries.Students learn to perform treatment in different rooms, and to cope with stressful situations.

> Take a virtual tour around the Health Clinic Lab

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If you are a student at Campus Grimstad, you can live on campus.

(Video) Get to know your student city: Grimstad

> Learn more:SiA Housing

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Grimstad is an idyllic city with small, white wooden houses, narrow cobbled streets, tiny cafes and bakeries scattered around the city centre. Ask any one ofthe 20 000 inhabitants in Grimstad to describe their city, and they will probably tell you about the beautiful coastline covered with islands, skerries and small tucked away beaches. Grimstad is located only 40 minutes by car from Kristiansand.

>Visit Grimstad

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Cinema, concert and theatre building located in the centre of Grimstad. This is where therenowned Norwegian Short Film Festival is held every year.

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Peder Austrud (c) Visit Sørlandet

Take a stroll in this picturesquewalking street surrounded by Southern Norwegian architecture, niche stores, local bakeries and cozy restaurants.

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Dømmesmoen is a lush and historical park just outside the city centre with many monuments, gardens and trails to explore.

> About Dømmesmoen

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Groos is a large area with sandy beaches and great swimming conditions. There is also a playground, a beach volleyball court, a football field, a summer restaurant, parking, and bathroom facilities.

> About Groos Recreation Ground

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Hanne Feyling (c) Visit Sørlandet

From the guest harbour, everything is within five minutes of walking: stores, restaurants, cafés, the cinema, the library, and tourist information.

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Hanne Feyling (c) Visit Sørlandet

Grimstad is known for its beautiful skerries and boat living. Rent a boat, kayak or take a ride with Badebåden. There are many islands and skerries to explore!

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This historical space is a modern arena for theatre and art performances, seating 985 spectators.

> About Fjæreheia Amphitheatre

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Lillesand is a small town by the sea located between Kristiansand and Grimstad. It is a popular summer destination that attracts visitors from all over the country. It is a 20-minute drive from Grimstad and 30 minutes from Kristiansand.

> Visit Lillesand

(Video) Campus Grimstad

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During the winter, Sandrip, in Vennesla, is a great place to try cross-country skiing. Sandrip is a 30-minute drive from Kristiansand. It is also perfect for walking trips all year round.

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Arendal is a coastal town with plenty of urban and nature areas to explore. While you are there, talk a stroll in the narrow streets ofTyholmen, the old town centre with wooden houses from the 17thcentury.

Arendal is 20 minutes away from Grimstad and about an hour's drive from Kristiansand.

> Learn more about Arendal

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Under Lindesnes is the world's largest and Europe's first underwater restaurant. It was awarded a Michelin star in the 2020 edition.

The drive from Kristiansand to Under Lindesnes is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes, and just under two hours from Grimstad.

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Mandal is known for its sandy beaches, white wooden houses, live concerts, and the yearly shellfish festival - "Skalldyrfestivalen".

You can reach Mandal directly by bus from Kristiansand in 45 minutes. From Grimstad it is about an hour's drive.

> Learn more about Mandal

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Interested in outdoor adventures? Head to Evje to try river rafting, go karting, climbing, biking, trekking, among other activities.

Evje is located in Setesdal valley and it is an hour's drive from Kristiansand, and approximately one hour and 20 minutes from Grimstad.

> About Evje

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Located in the northern part of the Setesdal valley, the village Hovden is mainly known for its mountains and downhill skiing opportunities, withthirty four pistes and nine lifts. It is also a great place for hiking in the summer months.

Hovden is three hoursaway from Kristiansandand three and a half fromGrimstad.

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The new building of the public library in Vennesla was completed in 2011 and has won several architectural prizes.

Vennesla is 20 minutes away from Kristiansand, and 50 minutes from Grimstad.

>Learn more about Vennesla Library and Culture House

(Video) University of Agder UiA, Grimstad Campus

FAQs

Is University of Agder free? ›

There are no tuition fees at the University of Agder. Exchange students are also exempt from the semester fee, but International degree seeking students must pay a semester fee of approximately NOK 800 per semester.

In which city in the University of Agder is located? ›

University of Agder (Norwegian: Universitetet i Agder) is a public university with campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad, Norway.

Is university of Agder a public university? ›

The University of Agder (Norwegian: Universitetet i Agder), formerly known as Agder College and Agder University College, is a public university with campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad, Norway.

Which university is UiA? ›

University of Agder or Universitetet i Agder (UiA) - public higher education institution in Norway. UiA became active in 2007. The main building of the university is located in Kristiansand inside an urban campus.

Do international students get free tuition in Norway? ›

Public universities in Norway do not charge students tuition fees, regardless of the student's country of origin. This is a unique opportunity to obtain a degree at a quality university at no cost, and one of many reasons why Norway has become an attractive country for foreign students.

Do international students pay fees in Norway? ›

In Norway, fees for international students range between SEK80,000 (US$7,000) and SEK140,000 per year (US$12,400). Therefore, Norway's fees are set to be the most expensive of the three countries. By contrast, most German higher education institutions remain tuition-free for international students.

Does University of Agder teach in English? ›

Students (including incoming degree students) can study the entire programme in English. See the programme structure diagram (model B) for details.

Is University of Agder a good university? ›

University of Agder is ranked #1346 in Best Global Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools.

Is University of Agder good? ›

University of Agder is ranked 1346 in Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report and has an overall score of 4.2 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.

What GPA is required for University of Oslo? ›

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at UiO.

Why are Norway universities free? ›

Did you know that in Norway free college is the norm as most institutions are publicly funded? Like the value proposition of UoPeople, the Norwegian government believes in education as a human right, and therefore, there are no tuition-fees for both citizens and international students alike.

Which is better OAU or UI? ›

Though ranked first in Nigeria, UI rated 1,196 in the world. Private-owned covenant University, which is second in Nigeria emerged 1,314 in the world; and OAU, third in Nigeria, but 1,503 in global ranking. The University of Nigeria and the University of Lagos emerged fourth and fifth in Nigeria respectively.

Is UI the best university in Nigeria? ›

The University of Ibadan (UI) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) are ranked Nigeria's best in the latest World University Rankings. According to the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking for 2023 both UI and UNILAG share the top spot with 401-500 ranking globally and first spot in Nigeria.

Can I sue Michigan UIA? ›

(WNEM) - A new decision from the Michigan Supreme Court allows people to sue the state if they were falsely told they had defrauded the Unemployment Insurance Agency. It stems from issues with the UIA's automated system for benefits.

Can an American go to college in Norway? ›

You can do part of your degree in Norway through one of the established exchange programmes or agreements between institutions, or you can come to Norway to follow an entire Bachelors or Masters degree course.

How much money do I need to study in Norway? ›

An estimate of an average student budget in Norway is about NOK 12 717 per month (2022). Students staying in Norway for two semesters (2022/2023) should have finacial support equivalent to NOK 128.887.

Is it difficult to learn Norwegian? ›

Due to being a Germanic language, Norwegian is one of the easiest languages to learn by native English speakers. In fact, according to the FSI (Foreign Service Institute) of the US government, an English speaker would need about 575 hours or 23 weeks of practice to become fluent in Norwegian.

How much bank balance is required for Norway student visa? ›

In addition to tuition, you'll require at least NOK 123,519 (about USD 13,600) every year in living expenses. This money must be kept in a Norwegian bank account.

How much money do you need to live in Norway? ›

The average cost of living in Norway will depend on the lifestyle you lead and where in the country you choose to settle. Generally, though, you can expect to spend between 20,000 to 40,000 NOK (2,176–4,352 USD) per month to live in this Nordic country.

Which city is best for international students in Norway? ›

Oslo is Norway's best city in terms of what it has in store for foreign students. This city is home to the world-recognized University of Oslo, that welcomes a significant number of international enrollees every year. It is also considered as Norway's top university, offering a wide range of degree programs.

Are English teachers in demand in Norway? ›

Norway offers plenty of opportunities for ex-pat teachers who are looking to teach English in international schools and private language schools across the country.

Can I teach English in Thailand without a degree? ›

To teach English in Thailand, you will need a TEFL certificate and a bachelor's degree. Native English proficiency is also expected to find TEFL jobs in Thailand. The average salary range for an English teacher in Thailand is between about $850 - $3000 USD per month.

Is English enough to study in Norway? ›

Is English enough to live and study in Norway? Norway is a truly anglophone country. Around 90% of Norwegians speak the English language, many of them at a very high level. This means you shouldn't have problems living and studying in Norway as an English speaker.

What is the number 1 university in Europe? ›

A UK institution – the University of Oxford – takes the top spot in our Europe table (and in the overall rankings), while 102 other UK universities appear in the league table. Spain and Italy are also well represented, with 55 institutions each.

What is the number 1 university in Thailand? ›

1 University in Thailand in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE WUR) 2023. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE WUR) 2023 recently released on October 12, 2022, Chulalongkorn University has secured the No.

Are Norway universities cheap? ›

At private universities, both national and international students will have to pay tuition fees. Compared to other European countries, private universities in Norway are cheaper, with tuition fees ranging between 7,000 – 19,000 EUR/year. You will need between 700 – 1,400 EUR for monthly living expenses in Norway.

Is Oslo university free for international students? ›

What is the tuition fee for international students? There is no tuition fee at the University. However, the students must pay a small semester registration fee of 500 (4100 INR) NOK.

What is the Harvard of Japan? ›

The Harvard College Japan Initiative (HCJI) is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering greater interaction and understanding between students from the U.S. and Japan.

What is the hardest college to get into in Japan? ›

Hyogo College of Medicine

Located in Japan, the Hyogo College of is a well-known medical school, attracting applications from aspiring medical students all over the world. It has a low acceptance rate of 7%. What sets the Hyogo College of Medicine apart from the other schools on this list is that it is relatively new.

What is the top 1% university in the world? ›

The University of Oxford tops the ranking for the seventh consecutive year.

Can a foreigner go to college in Norway? ›

Students from outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland must apply for a study permit. If you come from a country outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland and wish to study in Norway, you must apply for a study permit.

Do they speak English in Norway? ›

English is widely spoken in Norway, and virtually every Norwegian can speak fluent (or understand a minimum of, this is mostly the elder people) English. Tourist information is usually printed in several languages.

Are universities in Norway taught in English? ›

A number of degree programmes and courses are taught in English. Non-native English speaking students will see that their English skills improve during their studies in Norway, while native English speaking students will not get bored.

Which University is the best in Africa in terms of quality education? ›

Three of South Africa's universities feature in the top 300 of the worldwide rankings: the University of Cape Town is Africa's top university, sitting at 160th position, while Stellenbosch University and the University of the Witwatersrand are in the 251-300 bracket.

How much is OAU tuition fee? ›

The current school fees of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife is ₦159,000 for the new and ₦151,500 for old students. For new students, you will have to check the fees by the department on the official website of the school. Payment would also be made on the online portal.

What rank is OAU in the world? ›

Obafemi Awolowo University is ranked #1088 in Best Global Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools.

Which is better UI or unilag? ›

The University of Ibadan is ranked first in Nigeria in the 2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Lagos comes second in the latest ranking.

How do I fight Michigan unemployment? ›

If the decision is not in your favor, you have the right to appeal to the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Commission (UIAC). This appeal may be filed online or by email, postal mail or fax. See your decision issued by the ALJ for the correct address and fax number for your appeal.

Is Michigan forgiving unemployment overpayments? ›

Short-Term Pause on Collection of OverpaymentsTop

In late December 2022, Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) said it would temporarily stop trying to collect overpayments from people who filed for unemployment insurance since March 1, 2020.

Are Japanese public universities free? ›

In the US, "in-state" students generally pay at least $10,000 a year on tuition, and "out of state" and international students pay several times more. Tuition fees at Japanese public universities are 535,800 yen, or $6,500.

Can I go to school in Norway for free? ›

Did you know that in Norway free college is the norm as most institutions are publicly funded? Like the value proposition of UoPeople, the Norwegian government believes in education as a human right, and therefore, there are no tuition-fees for both citizens and international students alike.

Is studying in University of Oslo free? ›

There are no tuition fees for the University of Oslo. However, students are required to pay a small semester registration fee of NOK 550. Is the University of Oslo free for international students? There are no tuition fees for the University of Oslo.

Can American students go to college in Japan? ›

U.S. students may apply directly to Japanese undergraduate universities and colleges. These two- or four-year programs are immersive, with students directly incorporated into the Japanese higher education system. In addition, students will receive a certificate or degree from the university.

Can you go to a Japanese university as a foreigner? ›

Over 250,000 international students enrol at Japanese universities every year, which is a testimony of the high quality of education provided by Japan, as well as the overall attractive society, lifestyle, and culture.

How long is a law degree at UZ? ›

The Faculty of Law offers a five-year full time undergraduate degree program which is designed to produce competent lawyers with integrity and skill, and practitioners for private and public practice, commerce and industry, international institutions, teaching institutions and other legal fields.

How long does it take to study Medicine at UZ? ›

The Department of Medicine offers a five-year MBChB programme and a four-year postgraduate specialist programme.

How long is Medicine at UZ? ›

STRUCTURE AND DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Degree Programme is a five and a half year programme, which includes a Medical Placement (Attachment) not exceeding three months.

How many hours is a school day in Norway? ›

School hours are short in Norway. Children go to school starting at 8:15 a.m. and end at 13:10 or 13:55 p.m. with three different breaks during the day: lunch and two recesses.

What is the cost of living in Norway? ›

The average cost of living in Norway will depend on the lifestyle you lead and where in the country you choose to settle. Generally, though, you can expect to spend between 20,000 to 40,000 NOK (2,176–4,352 USD) per month to live in this Nordic country.

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