About the University College of Norwegian Correctional Service
KRUS offers the only primary education for prison officers in Norway through an accredited two-year programme leading to the degree University College Graduate in Correctional Studies. We also offer a supplementary course for students wanting to achieve a Bachelor's Degree in Correctional Studies. For students from our partner institutions, we offer admission to single subjects from the supplementary course. → Read more about our courses
In addition to the primary education, KRUS also offers non-accredited further education and is responsible for planning, teaching, and hosting a number of courses and conferences for employees of the correctional services and partner organisations.
KRUS is a centre of knowledge for the correctional services and partners, as well as being involved in research and professional development. → Read more about our research
Organisational chart for KRUS
Organisational Chart for the University College of Norwegian Correctional Service.
Acting Director: Nina Stenvaag Leira. Admissions Board. Pro-Rector Research: Berit Johnsen. Three Departments.
Department for Student and Academic Services, with Student Services. Head of Department: Nina Stenvaag Leira. Student Services. Head of Student Services: Marie Stanghov Thorstensen. Department of Correctional Studies. Head of Department: Vanja Lundgren Sørli. Section for Crime, Punishment and Organisation and Section. Head of section: Knut Evensen. Section for Secutity and Crime Prevention. Head of section: Hans Petter Lade. The Norwegian Correctional Service Resource Centre. Head of Department: Hege Lauritzen.