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top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 1072 Blindern


Post Code:0316


Institution Funding



Founded in 1811 as Kongelige Frederiks Universitet (Royal Frederick University). Restructure. Implements the Quality Reform, program structures, grade systems and exams are reshaped entirely in 2003

Academic Year

August to June (August-December; January-June)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or recognized equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet); Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (Nasjonalt organ for kvalitet i utdanningen – NOKUT)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Svein Stølen

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Åse Gornitzka

Job title:Vice-Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Bjørn Stensaker

Job title:Vice-Rector for Education

top Divisions

Centre : Ethics

Centre : Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

Fields of study:Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology

More details:FUNMAT

Centre : Ibsen Studies

Fields of study:Theatre

Centre : Technology, Innovation and Culture Studies

Fields of study:Cultural Studies, Technology

Centre : Viking and Medieval Studies

Fields of study:Medieval Studies, Nordic Studies

Centre : Women's Studies and Gender Research

Fields of study:Gender Studies, Women's Studies

Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dentistry

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Educational Research, Special Education, Teacher Training

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Eastern European Studies, Germanic Studies, Heritage Preservation, History, Linguistics, Media Studies, Museum Studies, Music, Musicology, Oriental Studies, Philosophy, Romance Languages, Theatre

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Criminology, Human Rights, International Law, Law, Maritime Law, Private Law, Public Law

Faculty : Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Fields of study:Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Physics

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Community Health, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Economics, European Studies, Geography (Human), Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology

Faculty : Theology

Fields of study:Theology

Institute : Human Rights

Fields of study:Human Rights

More details:Norwegian Institute

top Degrees



Fields of study:Administration, Economics, Education, Health Sciences, History, Information Technology, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Technology


Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Dentistry, Education, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology

top Academic Periodicals



top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Male:3062

Full Time Female:3132

Full Time Total:6194


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Foreign Total:3451

Updated on 29-09-2020