About USN

USN is Norway's Newest University

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The University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) is headed by Rector Petter Aasen.

USN was established as a university on the 4th of May 2018.

We are approximately 18,000 students and 1,600 staff, spread over eight campuses: Drammen, Vestfold, Kongsberg, Ringerike, , Notodden, Porsgrunn and Rauland.

USN aims to have a regional foundation, and with eight campuses, we have a strong and clear presence in one of Norway’s most exciting and dynamic regions.

USN was established on 1 January 2016, when Buskerud and Vestfold University College merged with Telemark University College.

Welcome to USN!