Product designer from HiOA, Gina Heltorp Andersen
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HiOA students have caught the eye of the design world

When prestigious Wallpaper* magazine named 2015's hottest design talents, there were three HiOA students on the list. No other Norwegian design programmes are represented on the list.

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Find courses or programmes taught in English.


Requirements and how to apply.


Focus areas and projects within research and development.


Joachim Thøgersen

Pension assets should be invested in funds

Today's pension system is unsustainable over time. The solution is to switch to investment in funds.


Bjørn Hvinden, forskningssjef NOVA

New EU project to NOVA and HiOA

NOVA and HiOA has won a research grant of nearly EUR 2.5 million from Horizon 2020.

Handbook for international students

Your guide to the necessities and practicalities you need as a student in Norway!

Semester Start

Welcome to HiOA! Get an overview of the most important things you need to know and do at the beginning of the semester.