Norwegian University of Life Sciences





The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) was established in 2005 when it received full university accreditation from NOKUT. Since 1897,it had been known as the Agricultural University of Norway. It is one of the 8 accredited universities in Norway.

UMB is comprised of 8 departments and works closely with 5 centres on campus. Its university's main areas of specialisation are Biology, Environment, Food, Land Use and natural Resource Management A broad range of study programmes are offered at Bachelor, Master and PhD level.

Several Master's programmes and one Bachelor programme are conducted fully in English.In total, UMB has some 3,800 students. International students make up over 15% of all students at the University.

Courses offered through English


The University arranges accommodation for international students through a local housing agency. Available from about €500 per month