University of Nordland

University of Nordland

University of Nordland (UiN) is eighth Norway's university, offering a dynamic, modern learning environment for higher education and research. UiN is an ECTS accredited institution. UiN currently has 6100 enrolled students and 640 staff spread across three campuses in Nordland - the main campus in Bodø, as well as locations in Helgeland and Vesterålen. UiN offers degrees at both undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels across the fields of Professional Studies, Social Sciences, Business and Management and Natural Sciences.The university's programmes are supported by well-qualified staff and state-of-the-art learning facilities. Research activities and the university's study programmes are closely connected, enabling teaching to be cutting-edge and research-based. The university involves all its faculties in conducting multi- and interdisciplinary research, among them are: bioeconomics, sustainable resource management, innovation and High North development.

Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture (FBA)  of University of Nordland is a leading academic centre in the fields of aquaculture and marine sciences in Norway.
Bodø, with its coastal location just north of the Arctic Circle, is a perfect environment for studies and research in aquaculture, ecology and other fields of marine sciences in the Northern hemisphere. Aquaculture and fisheries are important economic activities in this region and they also bring societal and financial support to the faculty. Research at FBA focuses on the fields of aquaculture, marine ecology and marine genomics, and the interaction between these subject fields.
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  • 501 - 2000

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