"The place you'll never forget"

Hello and welcome

Volda University College is located in a small town on the west coast of Norway, but our perspective is global. Out of approximately 3500 students, more than 200 are international. 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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Wednesday Screenings

Every wednesday the animation- and documentary departments at Volda University College arrange film screenings open for all students who want to strengthen their film historical insight.


Here is rector`s and Knut Olav Åmås` speeches

You can read the speeches from rector Johann Roppen and the keynote speaker Knut Olav Åmås below.


Sports course for Erasmus students

The Faculty of Art and Physical Education introduced the ERASPORT-course designed specifically for international students this spring. The aim of the course is to introduce international students to Norwegian physical education, sport traditions and outdoor life (friluftsliv).


Unique photo exhibition

Students who took the master’s course in Documentary photography this spring have gathered some of their work in an exhibition at the Berte Kanutte house. Course Convener Dr. Stuart Franklin says that he is very proud of the result.

Study Catalog 2015-2016

Animation Volda