Lillehammer is located in a picturesque area at the northern end of the Mjosa Lake. This city is famous for winter sports and recreation facilities and cultural events.
Nowadays, it is the administrative center of Oppland County with a population of about 27,000 and is a center of commerce, industry, health services and higher education in the northern area of Mjosa Lake.
Lillehammer University College (LUC) is a public school in Lillehammer in the eastern centre of Norway. Lillehammer University has a long tradition of teaching education in Norway with about 5,000 students enrolled with about 380 employees.
Lillehammer UC has a strategic focus on social sciences and communications: Typical fields such as: communications studies, international relations, history studies, film and television, economics and business administration, management and organizational research, tourism, law, sports, psychology, sociology, cultural projects, child welfare, general and special education, social work, social education, social welfare and sociology. With typical faculties:
Faculty of Social Sciences
- Image Studies and Television
- The Department of Sports Science
- Faculty of International Studies with History
- Department of Managment Culture Project
- Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Education and Social Work
- The Department of Pedagogy
- Department of Health and Social Work
- Child Welfare Services
- Department of Social Education
- Research Centre for Children and Youth Competence Development
Faculty of Economics and Organizational Science
- Faculty of business administration
- Department of Travel and Tourism
- Department of Organizational Science
- Center for Innovation in Services (CIS)