Norwegian version

Faculty of Education and International Studies (LUI)

The Faculty educates tomorrow’s teachers from kindergarten through upper secondary school, in close cooperation with the field of practical training. In addition, the Faculty offers development studies and studies in sign language and interpreting. The Faculty’s research and development focuses on practical training and is both profession-oriented and internationally oriented.

Students
7500

The number is approximate.

Bachelor's programmes
8
Master's programmes
9
PhD programme
1

Faculty management

  • Dean and Vice-Deans

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      Sarah J. Paulson is Dean.

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        Hanne Skaaden is Vice-Dean of Research and Development (R&D).

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          Finn Aarsæther is Vice-Dean of Education.

        • Heads of Departments and Centres

          Department of Early Childhood Education

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            Department of International Studies and Interpreting

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              Department of Primary and Secondary Teacher Education

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                Department of Vocational Teacher Education

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                  National Centre of Multicultural Education - NAFO

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                  • Administration

                    Faculty Director

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                      Head of Section for Academic Affairs and Internationalisation

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                        Head of Section for Finance

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                          Head of Section for Human Resources

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                            Head of Section for Research and Development

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                              Head of Section for Practical Training

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                                Head of Section for Contract Work Administration

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                                  Head of Management Advisory Services

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                                  • Faculty Board

                                    ​The Faculty Board of the Faculty of Education and International Studies (LUI) is the faculty’s supreme body and reports to the Rector via the Dean.

                                  Study programmes

                                  • Bachelor's programmes

                                    Our bachelor's programmes are in Norwegian, but we have several courses for exchange students.

                                    • Early Childhood Education and Care
                                    • Development Studies
                                    • Public Sector Interpreting
                                    • Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (five-year integrated Master's programme)
                                    • Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (five-year integrated Master's programme
                                    • Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1–7 with Waldorf Pedagogy (five-year integrated Master's programme)
                                    • Sign Language and Interpreting
                                    • Master of Teacher Education in Practical and Aesthetic Subjects for Levels 1–13, Physical Education and Sports Subjects (five-year integrated Master's Programme)
                                    • Vocational Teacher Education
                                  • Master's programmes

                                    We offer one international master's degree programme:

                                    These master's degree programmes are taught in Norwegian:

                                    • Digital Learning Design
                                    • Early Childhood Education
                                    • Educational Sciences for Basic Education
                                    • Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (five-year integrated Master's Programme)
                                    • Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (five-year integrated Master's Programme)
                                    • Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1–7 with Waldorf Pedagogy (five-year integrated Master's Programme)
                                    • Teacher Education Programme in Practical and Aesthetic Subjects for Years 1–13, Physical Education and Sports
                                    • Vocational Pedagogy
                                  • PhD programme

                                  Collage of four portraits of Anna Sethne in different colours

                                  The Anna Sethne Honorary Lecture

                                  The Anna Sethne Honorary Lecture is an annual guest lecture intended to inspire the integration of education and research with an emphasis on diversity, sustainability and the interdisciplinary aspect.

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