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17152
Students enrolled in this school.
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
11
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) is the country’s second largest state-owned university college, measured by the total number of students, and is larger than several of Norway’s universities. USN is headed by Rector Petter Aasen.

The rector reports to USN's board, which is chaired by Professor Rune Nilsen. We have approximately 18,000 students and 1,500 staff spread over eight campuses: Drammen, Vestfold, Kongsberg, Ringerike, Bo, Notodden, Porsgrunn and Rauland. The University College of Southeast Norway aims to have a regional foundation, and with eight campuses, we have a strong and clear presence in one of Norway’s most exciting and dynamic regions. The University College of Southeast Norway was established on 1 January 2016, when Buskerud and Vestfold University College merged with Telemark University College. The University College of Southeast Norway is an accredited higher education institution.

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What is student life like?

The University of South-Eastern Norway is located at eight campuses: Bø, Drammen, Kongsberg, Notodden, Porsgrunn, Rauland, Ringerike, and Vestfold. It's important to keep fit so you have the energy for the hectic life of a student. At our sports centres, you are guaranteed to find a fitness option and a schedule to suit your study programme. The sports centres offer a full range of exercise facilities for students and employees at USN at reasonable prices. Contact us or pay us a visit at one of our sports centres to start getting fit today-we are here for you!

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Housing options.

Housing is distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Prices start at 405 euros per month

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