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Hamar campus

Welcome to Hamar! Hamar is the largest city in Innlandet County and has 30,000 inhabitants. With its stable climate, varied nature and its rich cultural heritage, Hamar offers many great experiences all year round.

 Photograph of the campus at Hamar (Photo: INN University)

Hamar, the city of culture

The city that lies on the sunny side of Mjøsa lake offers a fantastic selection of concerts, festivals, restaurants, cafés and shopping opportunities. Approximately 3000 students also help to give the city its distinctive character.

2870 Students
83 Study programmes
3 Faculties

Studying at Hamar

Hamar Campus at Facebook

There is a dedicated group for those who want to keep track of local information from Hamar Campus.

Go to the Facebook group

Health services and counselling 

The Inland Norway Student Welfare Organisation (SINN) has conversational therapists, psychologists, student chaplains and student coordinators who can provide students with help. These are low-threshold services and you don’t have to be ill to get in touch. 

Read more about SINN’s health and counselling services 

Student organisations and leisure activities 

When you pay the semester fee at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, you become part of the Inland Norway Students’ Union (StInn). StInn works proactively for students’ rights, especially with regard to INN University, the Inland Norway Student Welfare Organisation (SINN), and the authorities. 

Read more about StInn 

Each campus offers different leisure activities that are available to all students. New students are encouraged to familiarise themselves with what is on offer in the local community; see information on message boards and talk to your assigned buddy when you start your studies. 

See also the Inland Norway Student Community website (Norwegian) 

Student accommodation 

The Inland Norway Student Welfare Organisation (SINN) offers student accommodation at Blæstad. SINN does not require a deposit, offers student-friendly rates and requires only two months’ notice. 

Read more about student accommodation at SINN 

In addition, accommodation can be found on the private market, both in private bedsits and single rooms/flats. 


There are several municipal kindergartens in Hamar. Applications for kindergarten places must be submitted to the municipality.

Read more on the Hamar Municipality website