"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.


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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.


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.

Study Catalog 2015-2016

Animation Volda