Facts and Figures
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo was established in 1814 and is Norway’s oldest medical school. The teaching and research at the Faculty ranges from basic biomedical subjects, via clinical subjects, to health subjects, and has a prominent international profile. The Faculty attaches importance to dissemination and innovation activities.
Key figures 2016
Faculty of Medicine
|Candidates on the PhD programme2||1325||195||137||977||8|
|Academic full-time equivalents||765||179||194||318||43|
|Technical full-time equivalents||157||2||61||71||18|
|Administrative full-time equivalents||246||42||31||80||7|
|Finances – total income||1222 million||208 million||301 million||476 million||87 million4|
|Proportion of the budget funded by external sources||35 %||49 %||38 %||42 %||23 % 5|
|Active research projects throughout the year with external funding||696||167||201||285||36|
1 The Faculty's professional study programme in medicine consists of 12 semesters and has a total of 1,271 students. The cited number of student for the institutes includes the institute’s share of the medical students and the number of students on bachelor's and master's programmes (a total of 903 at the Faculty). The number of students at the Faculty also includes 15 students on the research option, 15 visiting exchange students (11 at the master's level and 4 at the bachelor's level) and 5 exchange students in clinical internships.
2 The number of candidates as per spring 2016 was reported to the Database for Statistics on Higher Education (DBH) on 15 February 2017.
3 In addition, three doctorates at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences were conducted at the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM).
4 This figure shows part of the recognised income in the Faculty of Medicine’s budget. NCMM has a total income of NOK 106 million in its budget, including all external funding.
5 This figure indicates the share of external funding in the recognised income in the Faculty of Medicine’s budget. NCMM’s own figures, including all external funding, is 55%.