"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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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.


Voted and won

In connection with the election of studentrepresentatives to the board at Volda University College (25.-29. of April), it was announced that there would be a price given to one of the voters through a random draw. Friday the 13. was no unlucky day for the winner: Erasmus-student Patrick Shuster.



A group of Czech university teachers and students are currently on a visit to Volda University College to learn regional development from a Norwegian perspective. The visit may spur further cooperation in both research and teaching.


X2 Festival 2016

The X2 festival founded by VUC students eleven years ago has now become the largest winter sports festival in Norway. From April 14-17 you can experience extreme sports, artists and presenters of the highest quality.