The University of Stavanger (UiS) has about 10,700 students and 1,560 employees. The University is located in the third largest urban region in Norway, with a dynamic labor market and exciting cultural and leisure activities. We are the only Norwegian member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities. The university has high ambitions. We will be a driving force in the development of knowledge in the region, and an international research university with an emphasis on innovation. Together with our staff and students, we will challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.
Department of Media, Culture and Social Sciences is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The department offers study programs and carries out research within Societal Safety, Change Management, Sociology, Arts and Culture, Television and Media Production and Journalism. There are currently 50 employees including research fellows and postdocs, and 840 students at the department.