Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Brief Information about The University of Stavanger



The University of Stavanger (UiS) is a university located in Stavanger, Norway and established in 2005. It has about 9 000 students and 1200 administration, faculty and service staff. It is organised in three faculties, including two national centers of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology.
The university offers doctorates in Petroleum Technology, Offshore Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Special Needs Education, Literacy and Social Science (with specializations in Medicine and Health, Risk Management and Societal Safety, Management, Economics, Tourism, Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society).
Faculty of Arts and Education
  • Department of Education and Sports Science
  • Department of Early Childhood Education
  • Department of Cultural Studies and Languages
  • Department of Music and Dance
  • Centre for Behavioural Research
  • National Centre for Reading Education and Research
Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Department of Media, Culture and Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Studies
  • Department of Health Studies
  • The Norwegian School of Hotel Management
  • UiS Business School
Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Department of Petroleum Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Mathematics and Natural Science
  • Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science
  • Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning
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Brief Report about the The University of Oslo



The University of Oslo (Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo), formerly The Royal Frederick University (Norwegian: Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest and largest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The university is recognized as one of Northern Europe's most prestigious universities. The Academic Ranking of World Universities has ranked it the 67th best university in the world.
The university has approximately 27,700 students and employs around 6,000 people. Its faculties include (Lutheran) Theology (Norway's state religion since 1536), Law, Medicine, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Dentistry, and Education. The university's original neoclassical campus is located in the centre of Oslo; it is currently occupied by the Faculty of Law. Most of the university's other faculties are located at the newer Blindern campus in the suburban West End. The Faculty of Medicine is split between several university hospitals in the Oslo area.
The university was founded in 1811 and was modelled after the University of Copenhagen and the recently established University of Berlin. It was originally named for King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway, and received its current name in 1939. The university is informally known as Universitetet ("the university"), having been the only university in Norway until 1946.
The University of Oslo is home to five Nobel Prize winners. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded in the university's Atrium from 1947 to 1989. Since 2003, the Abel Prize is awarded in the Atrium.
Faculties and units
The university's old campus, strongly influenced by Prussian architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel's neoclassical style, is located in the centre of Oslo near the National Theatre, the Royal Palace and the Parliament. The old campus was then occupied by the Faculty of Law and most of the other faculties have been transferred to the Blindern campus in the suburban West End, erected in the 1930s. The Faculty of Medicine is split between several university hospitals in the Oslo area

Theology

The Faculty of Theology conducts research and teaching within theology, Christian studies, inter-religious studies and diaconal studies.

Law

  • Centre for European Law
  • Department of Criminology and the Sociology of Law
  • Department of Private Law
  • Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL)
  • Department of Public and International Law
  • Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
  • Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law

Medicine

  • Institute of Health and Society
  • Institute of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Institute of Clinical Medicine
  • Institute of Forensic Medicine
  • Faculty Division Oslo University Hospital
Centres of Excellence:
  • Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
  • Centre for Immune Regulation
  • Centre for Cancer Biomedicine

Humanities

  • Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History
  • Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages
  • Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas
  • Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages
  • Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies
  • Department of Media and Communication
  • Department of Musicology
  • Centre for Ibsen Studies
  • Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature
  • The Norwegian University Centre in St. Petersburg
  • The Norwegian Institute in Rome
  • Centre for French-Norwegian research cooperation within the social sciences and the humanities
  • Center for Developemnt and Environmanet

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Geosciences
  • Department of Informatics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Molecular Biosciences
  • Department of Physics
  • Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship
  • Centre for Material sciences and Nanotechnology (SMN)
  • Centre for Physics of Geological Processes (PGP)
  • Centre of Mathematics for Applications (CMA)
  • Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES)
  • Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (CTCC)
  • Centre for Innovative Natural Gass Processes and Products (inGAP)
  • Centre for Accelerator Based Research and Energy Physics (SAFE)

Dentistry

  • Department of Oral Biology
  • Institute of Clinical Dentistry

Social Sciences

  • Department of Sociology and Human Geography
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Social Anthropology
  • Department of Economics
  • Centre for technology, innovation and culture
  • ARENA - Centre for European Studies
  • Centre of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance (ESOP)

Education

  • Department of Teacher Education and School Research
  • Department of Special Needs Education
  • Department for Educational Research
  • InterMedia

Student life

Like all public institutions of higher education in Norway, the university does not charge tuition fees. However, a small fee of NOK 510 (roughly US$70) per term goes to the student welfare organisation Foundation for Student Life in Oslo, to subsidise kindergartens, health services, housing and cultural initiatives, the weekly newspaper Universitas and the radio station Radio Nova.
In addition the students are charged a copy and paper fee of NOK 100 (roughly US$17) for full-time students and NOK 50 (roughly US$8.50) for part-time students. Lastly a voluntary sum of NOK 30 (roughly US$5) is donated to SAIH (Studentenes og Akademikernes Internasjonale Hjelpefond).
Rankings
In 2012, Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UiO 67th worldwide and best in Norway, while the Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked UiO among the 201-225th best universities worldwide.
Also in 2012, the QS World University Rankings ranked UiO 111th worldwide, while the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities ranked UiO 73rd worldwide.
For more Information about the University of Oslo visit
Website: www.uio.no
For more Information about other Free Tuition Universities in Europe, visit

Disclaimer:
This pieces of information provided herein are based on research across the internet. Despite strong effort to avail you with accurate information, the university and authorities concern can alter, update, and remove information at any time so I suggest you always contact relevant authorities and individual institutions concerned for latest and more specific information. Therefore I shall not be held liable for misuse, misapplication and misinterpretation of information contained herein.



Brief University about the University of Bergen



The University of Bergen (Norwegian: Universitetet i Bergen) is located in Bergen, Norway. Although founded as late as 1946, academic activity had taken place at Bergen Museum as far back as 1825. The university today serves more than 14,500 students. It is one of eight universities in Norway (the others being the University of Oslo, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the University of Tromsø, the University of Stavanger, the University of Agder, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and the University of Nordland).
Tuition
The University of Bergen, in common with other Norwegian universities, does not charge tuition fees, which also applies to international students. Students are however required to be members of the student welfare organisation. As of fall 2012, this fee (semesteravgift) is NOK 470 (approx. US$ 80) per semester, and provides access to several services, including cultural activities, childcare, refunds for many medical expenses and subsidized accommodation.
Rankings
In 2010 the university was ranked as number 135 worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 121st worldwide by the 2011 QS World University Rankings. UiB was also ranked number 148 worldwide in the July 2010 Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

Organization

The University of Bergen has an elected rector, currently Sigmund Grønmo. In August 2013 he will be followed by Dag Rune Olsen. The university has six faculties; the University of Bergen Library and the University Museum of Bergen have a faculty-like status.

Faculty of Humanities

  • Centre for Medieval Studies
  • Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities
  • Centre for Women and Gender Research
  • Department of Archeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR)
  • Department of Foreign Languages (Arabic, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, German and single courses in Chinese (IF) [1]
  • Department of Linguistics, Literary and Aesthetical studies (LLE)
  • Department of Philosophy and First Semester Studies (see Examen philosophicum and Examen facultatum) (FOF)
  • The Grieg Academy – Department of Music
The faculty revised its structure and names in August 2007.

Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law was established as a separate faculty in 1980, with legal studies and research having been conducted at the university since 1969. The faculty is one of three Norwegian institutions which offer legal studies, the other two being the law faculties at the University of Oslo and the University of Tromsø. The faculty offers a five-year programme leading to a Master's degree in law and a three-year PhD programme, and currently has approximately 1900 students.

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
  • Centre for Geobiology
  • Centre for Pharmacy
  • CIPR - Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Earth Science
  • Department of Informatics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Molecular Biology
  • Department of Physics and Technology
  • Geophysical Institute
  • Laboratory for Electron Microscopy
  • School Science Center

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

  • Centre for International Health
  • Dental University Hospital
  • Department of Clinical Dentistry
  • Department of Clinical Medicine
  • Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care
  • Department of Surgical Sciences
  • Institute of Medicine
  • Laboratory Animal Facility
  • The Department of Biomedicine
  • The Gade Institute

Faculty of Psychology

The University of Bergen is the only institution in the Nordic countries where the study of psychology has been assigned to its own faculty. Established in 1980, it educates psychologists and is responsible for the University's pedagogicx education.

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Department of Administration and Organization Theory
  • Department of Comparative Politics
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Information Science and Media Studies
  • Department of Social Anthropology
  • Department of Sociology
  • Centre for Development Studies
  • Centre for Gender Studies
  • Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
For more Information about  The University of Bergen visit
Website: www.uib.no
For more Information about other Free Tuition Universities in Europe, visit

Disclaimer:
This pieces of information provided herein are based on research across the internet. Despite strong effort to avail you with accurate information, the university and authorities concern can alter, update, and remove information at any time so I suggest you always contact relevant authorities and individual institutions concerned for latest and more specific information. Therefore I shall not be held liable for misuse, misapplication and misinterpretation of information contained herein.