Norges grønne fagskole – Vea

“Norges grønne fagskole – Vea” was founded in 1923 and is a boarding college with 130 students and 40 employees.

“Norges grønne fagskole – Vea” was founded in 1923 and is a boarding college with 130 students and 40 employees.

Vea is a tertiary vocational college for florists, gardeners, horticulturists, landscape gardeners, other professionals in the green sector, artists, artisans and designers who wants to postgraduate. Vea is the only tertiary vocational college in Norway, recognized by NOKUT , which is the controlling authority for quality in education. Vea’s discipline area is green design and environment subjects, all oriented towards a specific vocation providing a competence that is directly transferable in occupational life.

Vea offers educations on two levels

Secondary level (level 4) and tertiary vocational level, (level 5), some as full time educations and some as part time educations. Vea has several unique educations on level 5 and these are Botanical Design, Experimental floral Design, Landscape technician, Green environment and Garden Design. The areas of specific expertise is, together with floristry and gardening, garden design, visualization, pedagogy, vocational didactics, botanical design, art history, mercantile subjects and green environment design.

Vea has high competence within floristry, gardening, pedagogic, art-history and vocational didactics on level 7.

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A sanctuary for green design and floral expertise

Vea, Norway’s State school for gardeners and horticulturists (Norges grønne fagskole – Vea), has clearly carved out its position as the leading institution within floristry, horticulture and green design in Norway. It not only attracts future leaders within the field, it has also received national and international acclaim.

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Rates for rental of lodgings at Vea

These costs apply for 2018/2019

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Rent a room/bedsit at Vea

Vea rents out rooms for part-time pupils and students.

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The canteen at Vea

Welcome to Vea’s canteen! This is one of the school’s friendly meeting points.

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The greenhouse and the park/gardens

There are many areas at Vea where the students may enjoy themselves in green environments/surroundings.

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The library

The academic library is a good place to study and relax.

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How to get to Norges grønne fagskole – Vea

Vea is situated in central Norway, close to the small town of Moelv in the municipality of Ringsaker.

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Would you like to become a student at Vea?

To become a student at the vocational programme Experimental floral design, you need to apply.

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