The Faculty of Applied Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology at Blæstad campus has about 210 students and 12 employees.
It is INN University`s smallest campus and it is known for the close contact between students and teachers.
Blæstad is situated right outside the regional town Hamar, in an area dominated by farmland and has a long tradition of education in agricultural sciences dating back to 1923.
The campus itself is located in a former farm and its location makes it the perfect place to study agricultural sciences!
It is currently the only place in Norway offering Bachelor degrees in agronomy and agricultural engineering and an English-taught Master in Sustainable Agriculture.
At Blæstad students get a unique hands-on experience in the field and in the lab, and the opportunity to participate in excursions throughout the year, which perfectly complements the theoretical knowledge.
Campus facilities and Student life
It’s perfect location between lake Mjøsa and the mountains gives greatopportunities for skiing (alpine and cross-country), hiking and golf.
Its proximity to Hamar means that you can easily head to downtown Hamar to find pubs, live music and restaurants.
In Hamar, you will also find sports facilities, and the largest swimming hall of the region (Ankerskogen), and a cinema.
Students studying at Blæstad may choose to live in Hamar, which is only 15 minutes by bus from Hamar centre, or on campus.