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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.