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Kongsvinger region


The university center in Kongsvinger has for many years been a stable provider of higher education in the Kongsvinger region. They focus on delivering quality through flexible and decentralized education. 

"We will further develop Kongsvinger as a university town and contribute to lifting business to new heights. We are ready for the future! «

Vegard Herlyng, general manager at the University Center in Kongsvinger

What studies and skills-enhancing offers can you find in the Kongsvinger region?

The University Center in Kongsvinger (HIK) takes higher education in Kongsvinger to a new level. There is a strong focus on unique, relevant and future-oriented studies.
Together with The University College in Innlandet (HINN) and the business world, a new specialization has been developed in the master's education for economics and management (civil economist; Digital management and business development). In autumn 2020, together with HINN, a Bachelor's degree in sustainability economics. This was the first established course of study in Norway within sustainability economics, and helps to cover a well-documented competence gap in business and the public sector. It is shown that businesses that focus on sustainability have better results. This is a bachelor's degree that is not only imbued with the idea of ​​sustainability, but also qualifies for admission to a master's degree as a civil economist.

The university center in Kongsvinger also offers vocational school education locally through Vocational school in Innlandet, both single modules and larger races within health, management and subjects aimed at industry, construction and construction.

With a bachelor programme in nursing, a bachelor degree programme in sustainability economicsa Master of Business Administration course, a number of shorter educations in economics and management and popular vocational school offers, we are equipped to serve both the Kongsvinger region and the rest of the country with relevant educations. In addition to offering studies with credits, we also deliver and facilitate a number of different courses and further and further education both with and without credits. Here there are both short-term courses aimed at private, public and business life, in addition to tailored longer courses specially designed for one or more businesses. The goal is for this to further develop Kongsvinger as a university town and lift business to new heights. We are ready for the future! 

Career Inlandet Kongsvinger offers many different subjects within upper secondary education, both vocational subjects for vocational certificates and subjects for general study skills for adults. If you take a vocational certificate with us, you can go on to higher vocational education (vocational school) with our good partner Høgskolesenteret.

If you have been made redundant, are undergoing restructuring or want to look at new opportunities in work or education, free career guidance is also offered.


Find an overview of education, courses and other competence-enhancing activities here:

The university center in Kongsvinger

Career Innlandet, Kongsvinger

Industrial cluster 7 strong  

Central location and modern classrooms

The university center and Karriere Innlandet Kongsvinger are co-located in Strandvegen 3 in Kongsvinger. As a student in Kongsvinger, you will have access to newly renovated and modern teaching facilities in the middle of Kongsvinger. In the immediate vincinity you will find the library, shops, cafes and restaurants, cinema, swimming pool and fitness facilities. The student house is a stone's throw away from the school.


Contact the University Center in Kongsvinger

The University College Center in Kongsvinger has for many years been a reliable provider of higher education in the Kongsvinger region. The University College Center, which is part of Høgskolen i Innlandet, has trained nurses, teachers, economists and social workers, and held a number of courses for the business community and the public administration for several years. These studies are important for the school and will continually be developing in the future.

Kongsvinger University College receives support from the municipalities in the Kongsvinger region, Hedmark County Municipality and Sparebankstiftelsen Hedmark.

Tel .: 62 43 03 53