About Kristiansand

Kristiansand is Norway's 6th largest city with a population of 85,983 as of 1 January 2014. You will experience Kristiansand as a city with lots of variety and plenty of opportunities for good memories. You can go on cozy walks in the woods, work out and try out many different sports, go to concerts or check out the exotic world in the Kristiansand Zoo.

Culture / Entertainment

Kilden Theatre - Concert Hall
Kristiansand Zoo (several performances through the year)
Kristiansand cinema

Transportation / Travel

Kristiansand Airport Kjevik (fly)
Agder transit (bus)
NSB (train)
Colorline (ferry to Denmark)

Nature, animals and the outdoors

Midt-Agder Friluftsråd
DNT South
Kristiansand Zoo


Sørlandssenteret shopping center

Sports and fitness

Kristiansand Golf Club is located close to the school
Aquarama (new water park in Kristiansand)
Idda Arena (ice rink, multipurpose hall, dojo (martial arts), Ballroom, curling hall with four courts and a weight training room, soccer field and skateboard park.)
Spicheren (gym, swimming, climbing, group, hall fitness and health club)
Soccer league matches at Sør Arena
Randesund Sports Club


University of Agder
Gimlekollen Media College
Ansgar Theological College

Churches and local KRIK-groups nearby

Student Krik, Kristiansand
Randesund Frikirke
Kristiansand Frikirke
Østsida Frikirke
Salem Misjonsmenighet, Kristiansand
Randesund Mission Church
Misjonshuset NLM Kristiansand
Randesund Church, Kristiansand (the Norwegian Church)

On Kristiansands own website you'll will find lots of useful information.

In the list on the left, we have picked out some sites that might be interesting for those who are new in town.