There are many reasons to choose the Stavanger region, whether for business or as a place to live, but these are among the best:
One of the easiest places to do business
The World Bank has ranked Norway as one of the easiest places to do business in Europe.
The best region in Norway for business development
For the tenth consecutive year, the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise declared the Greater Stavanger region as the best region in Norway for business development. The ranking is based on start-ups, profitability, growth and industry size.
Leading the way in entrepreneurship
Greater Stavanger is the top region in Norway for patent applications and has the highest growth of start-ups.
Huge talent pool is ready and waiting to work for you!
The Greater Stavanger region has lots of highly educated people with a diverse skill set that would compliment any workforce.
The energy capital of Europe
Globally recognised as the energy capital of Europe. Norway is ranked as the second-best country for green energy and energy as a whole.
Whether you need to travel for business or pleasure, Stavanger airport Sola has 50 air routes which connect you to home or to the rest of the world.
The best regional broadband network is right here!
Norway is the third-best country for broadband in the world and the region has the fastest regional broadband network capacity in the country
More than 180 nationalities!
Home to over 180 nationalities making it as diverse as a metropolis like Amsterdam.
High-quality international schools
Our international schools have an excellent reputation and educate children from over 40 different countries
Strong focus on quality of life
Ranking as one of the best places in the world to live due to its excellent healthcare, education and social system then Stavanger region makes living easy.