The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) was established in 2005 when it received full university accreditation from NOKUT. It is one of the 8 accredited universities in Norway.
UMB is comprised of 8 departments and works closely with 5 centres on campus.
Education at UMB is characterised by its high professional quality, constant teacher-student interaction and a pleasant social and physical environment.
UMB is recognised as a leading international centre of knowledge, focused on higher education and research within environmental- and biosciences.