The Norwegian University of Life Sciences was established in 1859 and is the second oldest institution of higher education in Norway. NMBU’s interdisciplinary research and study programmes focus on the areas of food, health, environmental protection, climate and the sustainable use of natural resources. It is organized into eight departments, seven faculties and seven centers for research. NMBU offers 64 study programmes in Biosciences, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Technology, Veterinary Medicine etc.
NMBU is a leading university in the field of agriculture and forestry, ranking 23rd in the Qs World ranking.
It hosts about 5,200 students. Almost 17 percent of NMBU’s students have a foreign citizenship and 43 percent of the study programmes are in English.
Campus Ås covers a total of 600 ha and is home to one of Norway’s most beautiful parks, with a number of historical buildings, as well as Ås Farm, where research and teaching on traditional livestock are conducted.
New international students are invited to a number of welcome and introduction events during their first days on campus, offered by Student Information Centre (SiT).
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