The University of Stavanger, Norway, has about 9687 students (autumn 2013) and 1300 faculty, administration and service staff.
In constant collaboration and dialogue with our surroundings, regionally, nationally and internationally, we enjoy an open and creative climate for education, research, innovation, dissemination and museum activities.
The University of Stavanger is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants.
Stavanger is the oil and energy capital in Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities. 'The interplay between the university and society and business is rich and diverse.
Academic life at the University of Stavanger is organised into three faculties, comprising a total of 14 departments/schools and two National Research Centres, as well as the Museum of Archaeology. The university also has a unit for lifelong learning called UiS Pluss.
Many of the externally financed research activities are performed in cooperation with our research institute - International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS).
Several other research centres are organised as consortiums of The University of Stavanger, IRIS and other actors.
Lyse AS engages in the production and distribution of electricity and gas. It also provides telecommunications, district heating and marketing services. The company was founded in June 17, 1998 and is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.
Broadnet AS provides fiber-based data communication services to businesses, operators, and public sector. It offers Internet services, Ethernet, Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network, Security, and Colocation. The company was in 2009 and is headquartered in Fornebu, Norway.
Norwegian Energy Co. ASA is a holding company, which engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties. It focuses on hydrocarbon resources. The company was founded on January 28, 2005 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Sandnes Sparebank provides banking and financial services. It operates through the following segments: Retail Market, Corporate Market, and Estate Agency. The Retail Market segment offers mobile banking, Internet banking, loans, savings, insurance, pension, and payment services to retail customers. The Corporate Market segment offers loans, insurance, pension, and payment services to corporate customers. The Estate Agency segment offers real estate brokerage services. The company was founded on December 4, 1875 and is headquartered in Sandnes, Norway.