Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, HiOA) was a prominent institution located in Oslo, Norway.
Established in 2011, it offered a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields such as health sciences, social sciences, engineering, education, and the arts. HiOA focused on providing practical and applied learning, emphasizing strong ties to industry and professional development. The university college had a reputation for academic excellence, innovative research, and community engagement.
However, as of 2018, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences merged with other institutions to form OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University.