The Department of Social Studies at the University of Stavanger (UiS) offers two bachelor's programmes in the area of social work: child welfare officer and social worker education. The department accepts trainee students from other countries that offer a similar education to that provided in these two areas. Work experience in the relevant area is an important part of social worker education. Gaining experience and reflecting on practical professional work should be included in initiatives in which thinking and work methods in social studies are central.
During and after completion of the practical semester, the student shall, with regard to
The University of Stavanger is situated on Norway’s south-west coast, surrounded by magnificent and diverse landscapes. The charming harbour city of Stavanger ranks as Norway’s fourth largest with approximately 130,000 inhabitants and is known as Norway’s “oil and energy capital”. The Stavanger region is Norway’s most productive area and has been the national hub for innovative industry for several decades, partly owing to the petroleum industry and partly to a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship which existed long before the oil age.More information