Western Norway University of Applied Sciences Rankings

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In the World#2549 of 14178
In Europe#816 of 2794
In Norway#11 of 30
In Bergen#3 of 4

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Enrollment
12,029
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
hvl.no
Languages
Norwegian

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,279
Citations
50,021

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences majors

by publication count

Medicine
467
Physics
240
Computer science
156
Psychology
148
Sociology
63
Mathematics
56
Engineering
32
Political science
31
Materials science
24
Economics
24
Business
21
Chemistry
21
Biology
18
Environmental science
9
History
8
Art
6
Geography
5
Philosophy
3
Geology
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology45512,985
Physics70220,031
Medicine121814,760
Political science1232589
History129466
Sociology13061,080
Economics16291,043
Business1723934
Psychology17323,285
Art177516
Computer science23231,643
Mathematics2871558
Geography333573
Engineering3518158
Chemistry3719622
Materials science3970196
Biology4072424
Environmental science434033

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200143
2002810
2003613
2004109
20051343
20061882
200742175
200843427
200968658
2010551395
2011782309
20121123412
20131084279
20141305052
20151945996
20162446846
20171637587
2018346237
2019146743
202057186

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (examen artium); Bergen test (Norwegian language)
Academic CalendarAugust to June
Enrollment12,029
Full time employee1,619
Student:staff ratio7:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
BachelorBusiness Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Sciences, Social Work, Technology
MasterArchitecture, Art Education, Business Administration, Education, Energy Engineering, Music Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Software Engineering, Teacher Training
Ph.D.Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Nautical Science, Software Engineering

General info

Alternative namesHVL
Høgskulen på Vestlandet
Founded2017
WikipediaWestern Norway University of Applied Sciences
AccreditationMinistry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet); Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (Nasjonalt organ for kvalitet i utdanningen – NOKUT)
Academic structureFaculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Faculty of Education, Arts and Sports
Faculty of Engineering and Science
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Scholars at Risk (SAR)
The Southern African – Nordic Centre (SANORD)

Location and Contacts

AddressInndalsveien 28
Bergen, Hordaland, 5063
Norway
City population257,000
Phone+47 55 58 58 00
Fax+47 55 32 64 07

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