Inland Norway University

Lillihammer, Norway
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About the University

INN University was established in January 2017, after the merger between Lillehammer University College and Hedmark University College.

INN University has today approximately 16.000 students divided on a number of campuses; Blæstad, Elverum, Evenstad, Hamar, Lillehammer and Rena. Lillehammer Campus is the biggest, with almost 6.000 students divided on 86 degrees and 5 faculties. The Faculty if Inland School of Business and Social Sciences is divided on two Campuses; Campus Rena and Campus Lillehammer, with almost 7.300 students and 300 employees.

Campus Lillehammer has between 80-100 exchange students each semester, coming from a variety of countries and institutions around the world.

About the Location

INN University, Campus Lillehammer is located in Lillehammer city, approximately 2 hours away from Oslo City by train, Norway's capital city. Lillehammer is known to be a famous tourist destination (especially during winter). The city has a total number of over 28.000 inhabitants, which approximately 6.000 are students studying at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Campus Lillehammer.
In addition to being a famous tourist destination, with places such as Hafjell alpine resort and Maihaugen outdoor museum, Lillehammer is a true student city with a variety of bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants. The student hub 'Studenten' located on campus organizes parties, social events, concerts and quiz nights. Lillehammer's official website provides an updated overview of upcoming activities and events in the region.
During winter, the Lillehammer region is truly a winter wonderland. The first snow usually comes in November, and from December to the end of March the landscape is covered in white. Very few places in the world can offer a vast selection of snow-related activities such as; cross country skiing, snowboarding, downhill skiing, tobogganing, (dog) sledding, etc. Alpine ski centers are usually open from late November until the middle of April.

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: English (Courses for exchange students are offered in English. No language test required. Students with sufficient knowledge in a Scandinavian language (Norwegian, Swedish or Danish) can apply for courses in Norwegian. Test is required. Information is given to the specific students)

Semester Dates: Winter Semester: August - December/ Summer Semester: January - June

Course Offerings:

Costs: There are no additional tuition costs for studying at German Jordan University.  Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living, application fees and facility fees.

Places: 3 -only Double Degree - 1 year (60ECTS)

Student Life

Student Housing: Exchange students are highly adviced to apply for on-campus housing (no depost needed, fully furnished dorms and the utilities and WiFi is included in the monthly fee). Prices can vary from 3.500-5.600 NOK, depending on location of dorm, if they wish for a single apartment etc. Most popular dorms are Smestad and Storhove, with prices from approximately 4.000-5.000 NOK. Rent can be paid monthly or at once by wireless transfer or by card.

Campus Lillehammer also offer BoligSwap, which translates to swapping accommodation. Exchange students coming to Lillehammer can apply for housing offers from INN University students going abroad on exchange. The number of offer varies from semester to semester.

Student Support:

All exchange students are automatically assigned a Buddy for pick-up when they submit their Arrival form. The Buddy picks the student up at the Train Station in Lillehammer, and brings him/her to their dorm. The student is shown around the dorm, brought to the closest grocery store and provided with the most important information for their first days in Lillehammer.

Afterwards, an Orientation Week is arranged (in August and in January) with events for exchange students (and Norwegian students). It is the perfect opportunity for them to get to know INN University, the city of Lillehammer, other exchange students and Norwegian students. Then, the Buddies will create events for the exchange students troughout their stay with us.

Students with Disabilities: 

Students with physical disabilities are recommended to inform of so in their application to INN University, and in the housing application. Only a few dorms are applicable for students with wheelchair.
The University buildings all have elevators, microphones in lecture halls and toilets for the disabled. Students in need of special exam arrangements due to medical/other reasons can apply for so after arrival. INN University provides information facilitation for students with needs.

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad at this University

Flache Hand schützt Erde vor Verschmutzung

690 kg

Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport

Rapsfeld Baum blauer Himmel Wald im Hintergrund


Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission

Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.

Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.

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