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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 2020

Faculty of Medicine

Institute of Health and Society

Institute of Basic Medical Studies

Institute of Clinical Medicine

Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM)

Scientific publications 2582 473 385 1636 47
Professional study 1  1 1 1
Master’s programmes 8  7 1
Bachelor’s programmes 1  1
Registered students1 2135  816 576 733
Candidates on the PhD programme2 1370 250 155 955 0
Completed doctorates 218 38 24 154 2
Academic full-time equivalents 823 162 240 330 47
Academic employees 1459 428 284 656 76
Technical full-time equivalents 164 3 65 73 16
Technical employees 210 3 76 99 29
Administrative full-time equivalents 265 48 38 82 8
Administrative employees 326 62 44 107 16
Finances – total income 1485 million 239 million 413 million 562 million 79 million
Proportion of the budget funded by external sources3 45 % 57 % 52 % 50 % 49 % 
Active research projects throughout the year with external funding 765 168 184 356 46

1 The Faculty's professional study programme in medicine consists of 12 semesters and has a total of 1,135 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 805 at the Faculty). The number of students at the Faculty also includes 5 students on the research option and 5 visiting and outgoing exchange students. For privacy reasons, the figures are rounded off to the nearest 5.

2 The number of candidates as per spring 2021 was reported to the Database for Statistics on Higher Education (DBH) on 15 February 2021.

Sources of the official facts and figures about the Faculty

 

Published Oct. 3, 2017 5:21 PM - Last modified May 6, 2021 1:26 PM