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
|Candidates on the PhD programme2||1370||250||155||955||0|
|Academic full-time equivalents||823||162||240||330||47|
|Technical full-time equivalents||164||3||65||73||16|
|Administrative full-time equivalents||265||48||38||82||8|
|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
- Database for Statistics on Higher Education (DBH)
- OF (Oracle Financial)
- Student numbers are taken from DBH each autumn after they have been reported.