Norwegian version

Faculty of Education and International Studies

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.

Bachelor's Programmes

8

Master's Programmes

7

PhD Programme

1

Students

7000

Approximate number

Faculty management

  • Dean and Vice-Deans

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        • Heads of Department and Centre

          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 (acting Head of Department)

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                  National Centre of Multicultural Education

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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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                                Study Programmes

                                • Bachelor's Programmes

                                  Our Bachelor's Programmes are in Norwegian, but we have several courses for exchange students (hioa.no).

                                  • 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
                                  • Teacher Education for Bilingual Teachers
                                  • Teacher Education in Physical Education and Sport
                                  • Vocational Teacher Education
                                • Master's Programmes

                                  The Master's Programmes in the list below 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)
                                  • Vocational Pedagogy
                                • PhD Programme