About the University
The University of Oslo (Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo; Latin: Universitas Osloensis) is a public research university located in Oslo, Norway. It is the oldest university in Norway. The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked it the 58th best university in the world and the third best in the Nordic countries. In 2016, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings listed the university at 63rd, making it the highest ranked Norwegian university.
Through knowledge, responsibility and commitment we shall contribute to a sustainable future. We have shaped society for over 200 years and are a leading European university. For the next ten years, the University will promote independent, pioneering and long-term research and offer outstanding education. We shall strengthen the dialogue with the outside world and contribute to the use of knowledge.
- Promote independent, ground-breaking, long-term research
- Educate students with the knowledge, ability and willingness to create a better world
- Strengthen the dialogue with the outside world and work to ensure that knowledge is put to use
- Be an innovative organization and an attractive place of work and study
Nobel Prize Laureates
Five Nobel laureates have been employed by the University of Oslo. The Nobel Foundation in Sweden officially recognizes UiO as the host institution for three of these awards.
0316, Oslo, Norway
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