On 1 January 2014, two institutions with long and proud histories were merged to form a new university: The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). The University’s academic fields are concentrated into seven faculties.
NMBU's research and study programmes are enabling people all over the world to tackle the big, global challenges regarding the environment, sustainable development, how to improve human and animal health, renewable energy sources, food production, and land- and resource management.
The Norwegian University of Life Sciences is a hub of expertise within life sciences, environmental sciences and in the arena of sustainable development.
The research institutions at Campus Ås and NMBU together constitute an internationally competitive research and educational community within bioscience, because these research communities create new academic synergies and new cross-disciplinary approaches.
Research at NMBU can face the major global issues of environment, sustainable development, better human and animal health, climate challenges, renewable energy sources, food production “from land and fjord to the table” and land and resource management.
Career Centre helps students in questions related to career and jobseeking. They offer courses, drop-in and counseling. You are welcome with career related questions or if you want a review of your CV or job application.
The Service Centre has branches at Campus Adamstuen and Campus Ås. Services at the Service Centre include: Switchboard, Reception, Lost property, Post service, Access cards, Hiring rooms.
The Student Board represents all NMBU students both within the Student Parliament and to the university administration.
The Student Information Centre (SiT) answers most of the questions from potential students, current students, and graduated students at NMBU. In addition to SiT, there are student advisors for all the study programs. You find SiT in the Clock building (Urbygningen), first floor.
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Staff and students have to search the library database, and find materials on their own. The loan period is normally 4 weeks, journals 1 week. For students and staff their ID card works as a library card. The library number is written on the back of the card.
The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) consists of seven faculties, of which six are located at Campus Ås and one is partially located at Campus Adamstuen.
Campus Adamstuen is home to Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The faculty is Norway’s only institution of higher education for veterinarians with competence in two distinct academic fields: veterinary medicine and veterinary public health.
NMBU has a football and sports field and a large indoor sports facility. The university is located in close proximity to both a ski track and a national rowing facility.
The Student Union (Samfunnet) is a large facility offering students a cafeteria, bar and numerous rooms which students can use for student activities, such as concerts and dances.
80 different associations and clubs offered at NMBU. Students are encouraged to pursue their passions and can apply for funding to create their own club or association if they cannot already find it among the current ones available.
The institute's laboratories meet the requirements of Norwegian Standard (NS-EN ISO / IEC 17025), "General Requirements for Testing and Calibration Laboratories ".
Norwegian Accreditation regularly ensures that the requirements for accreditation are fulfilled.
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