EDUCATION & RESEARCH
Seek and you will Find
A natural curiosity combined with opportunities to explore and learn has created a knowledge society here in Norway. This is strongly reflected in both the educational system and in the wide range of research activities in this country.
The Future Begins Here
The level of education in Norway is among the highest in Europe. This is a knowledge society in the highest degree. The possibilities here are many, and it is with good reason that more and more qualified and ambitious students are looking to the north and to Norway.
Norwegian institutions of higher education offer over 200 Master's Programs that are taught in English, and many additional courses where the reading literature and guest lecturers use the English language. This international feel reflects the global thinking supported by the Ministry of Education and Research (KD), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD), Norad, Nordic Council of Ministers, the European Commission and Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training.
The possibilities are many, and it is the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU) that has its finger on the pulse when it comes to the field of education and research.
Looking for Answers
Research efforts here in this country have led to breakthroughs within a wide range of areas that include Life Sciences, carbon capture, maritime, energy technology, social and cultural issues, and knowledge based industries. The Norwegian Government plays an important role will an overall coordinated strategy that emphasizes not only financial support, but a focus on specific goals that include the meeting of global challenges such as climate change and the environment.
Norwegian Business Clusters are playing an increasingly important role – and the government recognizes their importance. This was a driving reason behind the creation of the Norwegian Centres of Expertise Programme – 12 dynamic clusters covering the entire range of business and emphasizing strongly the role of research in creating current possibilities and future potential.
Research organizations are many, and include the Research Council of Norway, SINTEF, SIVA, and a wide range of others dedicated to seeking the answers that changes lives for the better.
Don’t stop here. Explore the opportunities available in this country of opportunity – Norway “Powered by Nature” here in the Education & Research section of Norway Communicates.