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Lillehammer campus

Welcome to Lillehammer! The city is located in the southern part of Gudbrandsdalen valley and offers varied experiences of culture and nature. Lillehammer is a popular student city and has a rich and diverse student life.

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

The student city of Lillehammer

With approximately 5000 students in a municipality that has 28,000 inhabitants, students contribute to the distinctive character of the urban environment. Lillehammer has a variety of cafés, several well-known cultural arenas and a bustling nightlife. This also provides students with many leisure-time opportunities.

5750 Students
86 Study programmes
5 Faculties

Studying at Lillehammer

Lillehammer Campus on Facebook

There is a dedicated group for those who want to keep track of local information from Lillehammer 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) 

Kampen Fitness Centre is located at Lillehammer Campus.

Follow Kampen Fitness Centre on Facebook

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. 


The Inland Norway Student Welfare Organisation (SINN) runs Smestad student kindergarten in Lillehammer. The kindergarten has two departments and plenty of space for play and activities both inside and outside.

Read more about the student kindergarten at SINN

In addition, there are several municipal kindergartens in Lillehammer. Applications for kindergarten places must be submitted to the municipality.

Read more about this on the Lillehammer Municipality website