Universitetet i Oslo

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world rank  114

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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 medium-sized city of Oslo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 206 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Oslo
Acronym UiO
Founded 1811

University Location

Address PO Box 1072, Blindern
Oslo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
0316 Oslo
Norway
T +47 22 85 50 50
F +47 22 85 44 42

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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
+47 22 85 50 50

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitetet i Oslo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Year of first Accreditation
1811


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018