Welcome to Hammerfest

If you want to experience a cool city, with lots of weather, nice people and active cultural life, then Hammerfest is the place for you.

The town is known as the "Oil City" in Finnmark, where the Snøhvitgassen is extracted. It is a city in rapid development with plenty of opportunities. It's up to you what you want to do and what you have time for. In the middle of the city, you will find the Arctic cultural center which houses many activities and performances which will give you goosebumps.

The advantage of UiT in Hammerfest is the short distance to most anything. The university is namely adjacent to student housing and the hospital, making it a huge advantage for nursing students who have mandatory work experience.

Leisure time is also used for other activities, such as the many sports and exercise activities. Everything in Finnmark is about making time for more of what is important - namely living, and you will get that in Hammerfest.





Study in Hammerfest

Living in Hammerfest

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