University of Oslo

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world rank  101

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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). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kjeller. 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 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 208 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 University of Oslo
Name
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
Other locations Kjeller

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 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
+47 22 85 50 50

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 University of Oslo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

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: Monday, 18 May 2020