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 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.
The Norwegian School of Hotel Management, as part of the Faculty of Social Sciences, offers study programs and carries out research within Hospitality and Tourism. The academic community at the department is unique and is the leading research and expertise center within its academic fields throughout the Nordic countries. It is also a member of the worldwide network Hotel Schools of Distinction. The department has a collaboration with the hotel and tourism industries. There are currently 30 employees and 550 students at the institute.