HVL was formed through a merger between Bergen University College, Sogn og Fjordane University College and Stord/Haugesund University College on January 1 2017.
We develop new knowledge that contributes to solving the challenges of society from a sustainable perspective. Our professional and working life-oriented profile govern the knowledge and expertise we develop.
To ensure greater quality and relevance, our research activities take place in a regional, national and international research community and involve students and partners.
Common academic priority areas:
About 30.000 students from over 110 countries make Bergen an international student city. Surrounded by 7 mountains and seated near the fjords, Bergen is one of the most picturesque cities in Norway.
HVL's library is an academic, public library that offers support for research, teaching and public dissemination of scholarly work.
The medical staff will assist you with questions regarding contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy, abortion, and sexuality and sexual relationships only. All counselling, prescription of contraceptives and testing is confidential and free of charge.
In the sports hall Sognahallen you may climb "The Wall", one of Norway's best indoor climbing walls. If you like swimming, you can go for a swim in the public swimming pool.