UiA is also a partner in NORCOWE, a research centre for sustainable offshore wind energy.
The faculty offers study programmes in biology, mathematics, mathematics education, biomedical laboratory science, multimedia technology and design, computer engineering, civil engineering, mechatronics, renewable energy, electronic and electrical engineering, industrial economics and technology management, and ICT.
The faculty cooperates extensively both on research and education with high-profiled international technology companies in the region. Most of the bachelor’s and master’s theses are written in cooperation with local industry and the public sector. The University of Agder is a pioneer in mechatronics with the only master’s and PhD programme in this field in Norway. The campus in Grimstad continues to develop and expand in close cooperation with industrial partners.
The faculty offers PhD specialisations in ICT, mechatronics, renewable energy, applied mathematics and mathematics education. There is strong emphasis on research in all departments. They are organised in research groups in mechatronics, renewable energy and electrical power, aeronautical engineering, civil engineering, industrial economy and management, multimedia, mobile communications, information systems, systems and security, functional ecology, biotechnology, natural science in teacher education, pure mathematics and mathematics education.