NMBU's research is enabling people all over the world to tackle the big, global challenges regarding the environment, sustainable development, how to improve human and animal health, renewable energy sources, food production, and land- and resource management.
The Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology is comprised of three departments: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Department of Environmental Sciences and Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology.
NMBU offers exciting research opportunities, competitive pay and benefits and a stimulating, international work environment. We have two campuses, one in Oslo and one in Ås, both with a mix of majestic listed buildings and top-modern facilities set in stunning locations.
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Staff and students at NMBU have to search the library database, and find materials on their own. The loan period is normally 4 weeks, journals 1 week. Remember to take along your library card. Any material being stored at one of NMBU’s departments has to be borrowed at the department directly.
Health care is generally provided by your assigned General Practioner, if you are a member of the insurance scheme. The local Health Care Center offers certain medical services for students and youth in the municipality.
The university park is probably the oldest arboretum in Norway. Some of the trees date back to the founding years of the NMBU. The park covers about 60 hectares (150 acres) and contains some 1400 different varieties of plants.These include 330 varieties of roses concentrated in a rosarium and some 250 perennials in their own garden. A second arboretum, Norskogarboretet, was established in 1920 and covers roughly 50 hectares. This contains some 70 species of forest trees planted in stands. In addition to functioning as parks and recreational areas, the arboreta are used for teaching and research at NMBU.
NMBU has a football and sports field and a large indoor sports facility. The university is located in close proximity to both a ski track and a national rowing facility.The Student Union (Samfunnet) is a large facility offering students a cafeteria, bar and numerous rooms which students can use for student activities, such as concerts and dances.For more information about sports offers see Sias sports or Samfunnet for other.
University Foundation for Student Life in Ås (SiÅs) The University Foundation for Student Life in Ås was established in 1955 under and in pursuance of the Act of 28.06.96 of Student unions. SiÅs shall:
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