About the College

Aalesund University College has about 2000 students and 200 staff. The University College is located 4 km from the centre of Aalesund.

Aalesund University College consists of five faculties with a wide range of study programmes at bachelor`s and master`s levels, in addition to courses.

Academic profile

The academic profile for the study programmes at Aalesund University College is in business management, engineering, health care, fisheries and maritime trade. The University College has an important role as a provider of expertise to the region, and many study programmes have a close cooperation with industry.


The academic activities at Aalesund University College are organized in five faculties:

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of International Marketing
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Maritime Technology and Operations


Bachelor studies

Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture:

  • Product and System Design
  • Ship Design

Nautical related studies

  • Nautical Studies
  • Shipping and Logistics

Biotechnology and Marine Biology

  • Biomarine Innovation
  • Biotechnology


Master programmes

Master of Ship Design

  • discipline oriented master (120 ECTS)
  • professional master (90 ECTS)

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