"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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Inside the renovated Henrik Kaarstad-huset

Henrik Kaarstad-huset was built in 1922, and is a well known symbol of higher education in Volda.


– Mr. Aardman, Peter Lord, appointed professor in Volda

– We are delighted that Peter Lord, the world-leading stop-motion animator and Oscar-nominated founder of Aardman Animations Studio, has become a Professor II at our animation studies in Volda, says head of department Andres Mänd.


Opening day

Welcome to the official opening ceremony of the Academic year 2016!


Worldwide attention

The Doctorial Dissertation to Siv Måseidvåg Gamlem have gained worldwide attention. Two of her previously work have been among the most widely read articles in the world. Now, the third article has received the same status.

Animation Volda