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University of Oslo

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The University of Oslo was founded in 1811 as the first in Norway. Today it is the country’s largest public institution of research and higher learning with 27 000 students and 6100 employees. Located mainly on Blindern Campus in the northern part of Oslo, UiO has eight faculties. As a classical university with a broad range of academic disciplines, UiO has top research communities in most areas. Moreover, UiO currently has 8 National Centres of Excellence and a strategic focus on interdisciplinary research in the field of energy and life sciences in particular. As a broadly based, non-profit research university, UiO has access to good public funding schemes. Lab and office facilities, libraries and technical support are at the high end.

Country Norway
School name University of Oslo
City Oslo
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Aesthetic Studies
Education
Health Sciences
History, Philosophy and Culture Studies
Information Technology and Informatics
Language, Literature and Area Studies
Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Technology
Media Studies
Social Sciences
Faculty
(Graduate)
Education
Esthetic Studies and Musicology
Health and Medicine
History, Philosophy, and Culture Studies
Information Technology and Informatics
Language and Literature
Law, Economics, Leadership, and Administration
Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology
Media Studies
Religion and Theology
Social Sciences and Psychology
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English, Norwegian
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1811
The number of students (Undergraduate) N/A
The number of students (Graduate) N/A
Test required for admission Document review, English proficiency
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 69
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 89
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 185
Address Boks 1072 Blindern NO-0316 OSLO Norway
Link to official website http://www.uio.no/english/
Link to contact website http://www.uio.no/english/about/contact/