The Faculty of Education and Arts

The Faculty of Education and Arts is Nord University's largest faculty. The academic profile includes teacher education, humanities and the aesthetic disciplines.

Programmes and courses

The Faculty of Education and Arts at Nord University offers a wide range of education, including primary teacher, pre-school teacher, postgraduate teaching, sports, art and music education. The complete list of study programmes at the faculty is availble here (in Norwegian only). 

Only a few of these are available for international students. See the list of international programmes and courses for Nord University. 


The faculty's research is related to the teaching profession, the arts and humanities. 
Themes include flexible learning, the teacher as a bearer of culture, special needs education, didactics of mathematics and mathematics education, and literacy.

Research centres

The Centre for Practical Knowledge
The Centre for Pedagogical Entrepreneurship

About the faculty

The Faculty of Education and Arts was formally established on January 1 2017 after restructuring at Nord University.
The faculty has about 3346 students at four study locations: Vesterålen, Bodø, Nesna and Levanger.