"The place you'll never forget"

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Volda University College is located in a small town on the west coast of Norway, but our perspective is international. Out of approximately 4000 students, more than 120 are exchange students. Our four faculties offer a variety of courses in their subject areas: Humanities and Education, Social Sciences and History, Art and Physical Education and Media and Journalism.


News in English



VUC at the top nationally on staff mobility

Volda University College (VUC) is among the leading higher education institutions in Norway with regards to faculty/staff exchange through the Erasmus+ programme. The International Board at VUC aims to build further on this success.


Frankulstein at Zagreb 2015

The collaboration between Volda Univsersity College (VUC) and Ulstein Group in Ulsteinvik continues to reap benefits. «Frankulstein», a film made by students and staff at VUC, has now been accepted into one of the world's biggest and most prestigious animation festivals, Zagreb 2015.


Applicants from nine nations for PHD positions

April 15 was the deadline for the eight PhD positions advertised at Volda University College. A total of 43 applicants from nine countries have applied.



It has been 10 years since the extreme sport festival X2 was established by a group of students in Volda. Since 2005 the festival has evolved to become a venue for people who enjoy outdoor activities - with competitions on snow, air, mountains, hill, river and ocean.

Study Catalog 2015-2016

Upcoming events

X2 festival