The Stord/Haugesund University College recognises that in order to master present and future challenges, we need global knowledge that has a humanising effect and can enable all of us to have a richer and more secure life. International cooperation is important for promoting the development of knowledge and cultural understanding between nations. This will be a prerequisite for further development of the common knowledge reservoir that all researches and nations depend on. The main goal of Stord/Haugesund University College is to strengthen its educational facilities, its research and development work through international cooperation and relations, and to promote common knowledge output and exchange programs for researchers, lecturers and students. Courses taught in English at the Stord/Haugesund University College: - Fjords and glaciers - Music & Identity - School of Business - School of Nautical Science - School of Nursing - School of Engineering and Science.