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Faculty of Education

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Get to know the faculty 

We often use the abbreviation LUP, and are located at Hamar and Lillehammer

Dean Morten Ørbeck is the academic leader at the faculty. 

Head of Administration is Turid Kårhus. 


3572 students
330 employees

The Faculty of Education (LUP) offers most forms of teacher education such as kindergarten, primary and lower secondary teacher education, music teacher education, 1-year programme in educational theory and practice, and language teacher programmes. 

In addition, there are a number of one-year study programmes, bachelor’s programmes in both education and special needs education, 2-year master’s programmes in general education, special needs education, adapted education, digital communication and culture, didactics of cultural and language subjects (Norwegian, English, music) science didactics (mathematics, science) and education management. 

The faculty is responsible for the PhD in Teaching and Teacher Education and also contributes to the PhD programme Child and Youth Participation and Competence Development  (BUK)

In addition, the faculty is involved in extensive activities regarding research and development and continuing and further education. 

Departments at the Faculty of Education 

Centres at Faculty of Education 

  • Centre for Studies of Educational Practice (SePU) 
  • Centre for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development (CCL) 
  • Centre for Lifelong Learning (SELL) 



Feb. 10, 2023 9:00 AM4:00 PM, Campus Hamar

For the third consecutive year, the research groups DivE and SPLP at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences are delighted to invite to an online research conference on Sámi perspectives in teaching and education Friday 10 February 2023.

Where to find us

Contact information 

Dean Morten Ørbeck 

Vice-Dean Education Gunhild T. Alstad 

Vice-Dean Research Susan Nacey 

Head of Administration Turid Kårhus   


Student administration at LUP 

All LUP employees