The University of Stavanger (UiS) has about 12,000 students and 1,700 employees. We are the only Norwegian member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities. The university has high ambitions. We will have an innovative and international profile, and will be a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change. Together with our staff and students, we will challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.
The Department of Education and Sports Science, which is part of the Faculty of Arts and Ecucation, offers primarily teacher training and postgraduate education in Education Science. The department also offers 1-year courses in Sport Science, Drama, Arts and Crafts, and a BA in Sports Science. Education Science is an academic focus at the university, and we are prepared to take a larger responsibility in educating both the national and regional workforce that is needed within the academic field. There are currently 75 employees and 900 students at the department.