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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 2019

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 2494 469 381 1569 60
Professional study 1  1 1 1
Master’s programmes 9  7 1 1
Bachelor’s programmes 1  1
Registered students1 2165  834 552 717
Candidates on the PhD programme2 1340 231 149 952 5
Completed doctorates 187 34 29 122 2
Academic full-time equivalents 812 177 231 319 43
Academic employees 1482 468 278 658 67
Technical full-time equivalents 160 4 66 69 16
Technical employees 202 5 81 89 24
Administrative full-time equivalents 256 46 39 82 10
Administrative employees 311 59 47 104 14
Finances – total income 1410 million 214 million 328 million 506 million 88 million
Proportion of the budget funded by external sources3 43 % 53 % 42 % 46 % 59 % 
Active research projects throughout the year with external funding 771 176 208 341 36

1 The Faculty's professional study programme in medicine consists of 12 semesters and has a total of 1,278 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 825 at the Faculty). The number of students at the Faculty also includes 7 students on the research option, 52 visiting exchange students (36 on the professional study programme in medicine, 10 at the master's level and 6 at the bachelor's level) and 3 exchange students in clinical internships.

2 The number of candidates as per spring 2019 was reported to the Database for Statistics on Higher Education (DBH) on 15 February 2020.

 

Published Oct. 3, 2017 5:21 PM - Last modified June 17, 2020 1:46 PM