Universitetet i Oslo

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University Overview

Founded in 1811, Universitetet i Oslo (University of Oslo) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Oslo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Kjeller. Officially recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education of Norway), Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Norwegian higher education institution. Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 209 years old Norwegian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UiO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Oslo
Acronym UiO
Founded 1811

University Location

Address PO Box 1072, Blindern
Oslo
0316 Oslo
Norway
Tel +47 22 85 50 50
Fax +47 22 85 44 42
Other locations Kjeller

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Education Office, PO Box 1081, Blindern
Oslo 0316
22 85 50 50

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitetet i Oslo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Year of first Accreditation

1811


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020