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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.


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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.


International Day inspires students to study abroad

Anne Nordengen, a BA Social Work student at VUC, did her traineeship abroad last semester and was one of many presenting her experience abroad at the International Day 2017 at VUC. Anne and fellow students at VUC, together with more than 20 international guests, represented countries and partner universities at the fair to inspire new students to do a semester abroad.


Volda University College looks to Asia

Volda University College is known for its focus on internationalization and high figures in student mobility. Now the university college add to the already large portfolio of international partnerships with new cooperation agreements in Japan and South Korea.


Study Catalog 2017


X2 festival