"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 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.


News in English




Volda University College has started using Canvas as its LMS platform (Learing Management System), replacing Fronter from the autumn semester of 2017. Fronter will remain available for those who want to access old course information.



Tuesday August 15 saw the opening of the 2017/2018 academic year at VUC. During the official opening ceremony, both Rector Johann Roppen and guest speaker and Mayor of Vanylven Municipality, Lena Landsverk Sande, noted the importance of cooperation for the future development of society.


Fire alarm on mobile phone for hearing impaired

Are you hearing impaired and need extra service during fire alarms? Volda University College now offers fire alarm on mobile phones in all buildings on campus.


New Media MA Programme at VUC

Volda University College is now proud to announce that the application for starting up a new English-medium Master’s programme in Media Practice as been approved. This means that VUC from the autumn of 2017 will start up a MA programme that is unique in Norway.


Study Catalog 2017


X2 festival