Kristiansand, Norway

University of Agder

Department of Information Systems

The Department of Information Systems (IS) is one of four departments within the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Agder (UiA). With an academic staff of 15 permanent positions and 3 adjunct professors, this is one of the largest IS departments in Norway.

The department offers a three-year bachelor's programme in IT and Information Systems, a one year undergraduate study in IT and Information Systems, a two-year master's programme in Information Systems, and a three year PhD programme in Information Systems. The master's programme started in 1999 as the first IS master programme in Norway. The University of Agder also has a Department of ICT, responsible for education and research within computer science and ICT engineering.

The Department of Information Systems contributes actively to the IS community by publishing in leading IS journals, and hosting and participating in international conferences.

University of Agder is ERCIS member since 2010.

Research Topics

eGovernment and Benefits Realisation; eParticipation and eDemocracy; ICT for Development; Enterprise Systems implementation in SMEs; Business Process Management and Process Modelling; Knowledge Management and eCollaboration; Systems Development Practice; Emergency Management IS

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