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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.


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Deep moments – international research cooperation

Department of physical education got research visitors from Czech Republic which wish to cooperate with Volda University College on the topic «deep moments» within the phenomenon of Friluftsliv. The project is interdisciplinary and explores terms like spirituality, aesthetics, transcendence, feelings and well-being in meeting with nature.


Former journalist student received prestigious award

VG journalist Maria Mikkelsen and Synnøve Åsebø won the journalism award 2015. The price was handed out by Harald Stanghelle, jury owner and political editor of Aftenposten. Mikkelsen has a journalsim degree from Volda.


New Pangaia Trainee

Are you a responsible, proactive and social student, interested in internationalization, other cultures, languages and backgrounds? Then you might just be the right person for us! The International Office is happy to announce a placement position in Pangaia, available from August/September on, preferably for the entire duration of the academic year 2015/2016.

Study Catalog 2015-2016