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Research conference

October 19-20, 2017, the research community CODE at VID gathers for a conference on Community, participation and power at VID Oslo.


12. October 2017

Public defence on religious knowledge practices

Public defence on religious knowledge practices

March 20, 2017 Øivind Holtedahl defended his doctoral thesis titled: Community, God from above and God from below: An Ethnographic Study of Religious Knowledge Practices in Two Youth Ministries in the Church of Norway.


21. March 2017

VID scorer særlig høyt på spørsmålet: Jeg går på det studieprogrammet jeg helst vil gå på, hvor VID ender på 4.6 av 5 mulige poeng.

Pleased with results from the national student survey 2016

The results from Studiebarometeret, the national student survey on quality in higher education, have now been published. Rector Ingunn Moser is pleased with the results as well as the response rate.


6. February 2017

From left: Rector Ingunn Moser, Professor Hans Morten Haugen and jury president Professor Liv Johanne Solheim, Lillehammer University College.

VID's first research prize to Professor Hans Morten Haugen

An unanimous jury awarded Professor Hans Morten Haugen with VID's first research award.


21. December 2016

Rector at KUN, Stig Lægdene, and principal at VID, Ingunn Moser, signs cooperation agreement between KUN and VID.

Kirkelig utdanningssenter nord signs agreement with VID

Kirkelig utdanningssenter nord sign agreement on strategic cooperation with VID Specialized University.


1. December 2016

Professor at VID receives the Finnish award for spreading information

Professor at VID receives the Finnish award for spreading information

Heikki Hiilamo have received this prize for his Finnish book Försäkringsbolag för välfärd. Vad social- och hälsovård reform handlar om. In August Hiilamo got his guest professorship at VID Specialized University.


4. November 2016

Fra venstre: Sidsel Sverdrup, Liv Wergeland Sørbye og Birgit Brunborg.

VID researchers behind important report on elderly care

In Norway there are large differences between municipalities on live-in care for the elderly. The other Nordic countries have stepped down the classic institution model, while Norway much later are getting started with variants for live-in care , says professor Liv Wergeland Sørbye by VID Specialized University.


27. April 2016

Haraldsplass peaks character list in national survey

Haraldsplass peaks character list in national survey

Haraldsplass peaks character list in national survey.


18. March 2016

Fra venstre: Bård Mæland, Anne Kari Hersvik Aarstad, Ingunn Moser og Anne Line Røssland. Foto: Nicolas Tourrenc

4 university colleges to merge

VID Specialized University will be the new name after the merger of three diaconal colleges and Misjonshøgskolen after January 1, 2016.


10. September 2015