Tromsø University College

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Tromsø University College
Høgskolen i Tromsø
Type University college
Active1 August 1995–31 December 2008
Administrative staff
300 (at close)
Students3,000 (at close)
Location,
Website www.hitos.no [ dead link ]

Tromsø University College (Norwegian : Høgskolen i Tromsø, HiTø) was a university college located in Tromsø, Norway with programs within health care, engineering, business administration, teaching and music, dance and drama. Students belonged to the Student Welfare Organisation in Tromsø.

The college dated back to 1994 when the University college reform created one regional college of the four previously autonomous state colleges: Tromsø Teacher College, Tromsø Maritime College, Tromsø Nursing College and Northern Norway Music Conservatory.

Tromsø University College was incorporated into the University of Tromsø effective 1 January 2009.

Coordinates: 69°40′48″N18°58′18″E / 69.6799°N 18.9717°E / 69.6799; 18.9717


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