The University of Agder (UiA) has 13,000 students and 1,400 faculty and staff members. It is one of the most modern universities in Norway, and it is still growing and consolidating its position for its high-quality research and study programs both on the national and international level. UiA seeks to be an open and inclusive university that is characterized by a culture of cooperation and aims to be on the cutting edge of innovation, education, and research. We prepare our students for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership, through a faculty dedicated to teaching and co-creation of knowledge.
The Department of Information Systems is one of four departments belonging to the Faculty of Social Sciences. The department provides teaching and research at the intersection of technology, organization, and business administration. In addition to teaching academic programs in information systems on all levels, the Department of Information Systems maintains close relations to the practice field. The Department is a member of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) network.
The Department of Information Systems is strongly involved in the following research centres:
The Department has 27 faculty members with 14 professors, 9 associate professors and 5 assistant professors. In addition, the Department currently has 14 PhD candidates and 335 bachelor and master students.