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Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games

Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games

In February 2016 Lillehammer will host Winter Youth Olympic Games! 1.100 young athletes from 70 nations will compete in 70 medal events. Thousands of youngsters will join this exciting sport and cultural event! YOG 2016 will also be included in our courses such as Snow Business, Event Management and Voluntarism and Leadership. 

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New master programme in Special Education

Lillehammer UC offers a new master programme in Special Education: Practical Skills Transformative Learning, fully taught in English. The MA-programme in special pedagogics focuses on learning processes that arise when students engage in practical and estethical activities (read more).

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Study Sports and Outdoors Tourism

Our new one year programme in Sports and Outdoors Tourism at LUC covers subjects within winter tourism, sports- and nature-based tourism, event management, and volunteer management in non-profit organizations, with a strong emphasis on field work and collaboration with providers.
More information.

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Annual report - Research and Development at LUC 2014

The report presents the main features of Lillehammer University College’s (LUC) research and development activities in 2014. It also includes a more detailed account of doctoral projects, external research funding, and publication activities.

Click here to view the report.

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Double Degree

The Double Degree programme offers students from selected partner institutions the opportunity to receive a degree from both home university and Lillehammer University College. Students participating in the programme will study two semesters at LUC and complete 60 ECTS of course work.
View the programme's structure and content

Lillehammer University College (LUC) is located in beautiful surroundings in central eastern Norway. The institution has a long tradition as education provider and is part of the Norwegian public higher education system.


LUC is situated just outside the city of Lillehammer and has approximately 5000 students and an academic and administrative staff of 380 employees.
All on one campus. Norwegian institutions of higher education have an informal atmosphere and a strong focus on student involvement. In Lillehammer you can study in a peaceful and safe environment and participate in a wide range of leisure activities.

Lillehammer is known for the Winter Olympics in 1994, different winter and summer sports events, recreation facilities as well as cultural events. The olympic games provided the region with unique winter sports facilities and arenas such as: Håkonshall indoor sports arena, ski-jumping arena, ski-stadium for cross country skiing, Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena, Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track and the world famous downhill ski arenas, Hafjell and Kvitfjell.

Lillehammer will host Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2016. Across 10 days, 12-21 February 1.100 young athletes from 70 nations will compete in 70 medal events. Thousands of youngsters will join this exciting sport and cultural event!

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