University of Oslo, Norway (Universitetet i Oslo)

University of Oslo, Norway (Universitetet i Oslo)

The University of Oslo (UiO) is widely recognized as one of Northern Europe's most prestigious universities. Founded in 1811, UiO has a strong focus on interdisciplinary research, particularly in the university’s strategic initiatives on life sciences, energy and the Nordic model. In 2015, UiO researchers contributed to research trials of a new Ebola vaccine, new cancer treatments and new understanding of coeliac disease. UiO has fostered five Nobel Prize Laureates and has a strong record of pioneering research and scientific discovery. 

Oslo, the capital of Norway, sits on the country’s southern coast at the head of the Oslofjord, and is known for its citywide green spaces and museums. Oslo is fringed with forests, hills and lakes awash with opportunities for hiking, cycling, skiing and boating. Add to this mix a thriving cafe and bar culture, top-notch restaurants, nightlife options.

Network partner

The University of Oslo and the University of Glasgow are both members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities

Programme partner

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree: Education Policies for Global Development

Mobility partner

>> Information for incoming students

  • Estimated number of mobility places: 1-3 full-year places or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

  • Law
  • Music

Key facts 

  • Language of teaching: English
  • Calendar
  • Grade system: A-F   
  • Entry Requirements: not applicable. Further information on study at University of Oslo Norway 
  • Accommodation: International students on exchange programmes are guaranteed accommodation in one of the student villages, provided that they follow the instructions in their admission letters and go through with all necessary procedures by the specified deadline
  • Course Listing  

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