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 2018
Faculty of Medicine
|Candidates on the PhD programme2||1470||229||172||1061||4|
|Academic full-time equivalents||783||175||217||313||38|
|Technical full-time equivalents||161||4||63||75||14|
|Administrative full-time equivalents||247||44||33||77||9|
|Finances – total income||1384 million||206 million||340 million||519 million||91 million|
|Proportion of the budget funded by external sources3||40 %||51 %||45 %||48 %||17 %|
|Active research projects throughout the year with external funding||762||170||219||322||38|
1 The Faculty's professional study programme in medicine consists of 12 semesters and has a total of 1,286 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 866 at the Faculty). The number of students at the Faculty also includes 3 students on the research option, 51 visiting exchange students (37 on the professional study programme in medicine, 12 at the master's level and 2 at the bachelor's level) and 5 exchange students in clinical internships.
2 The number of candidates as per spring 2018 was reported to the Database for Statistics on Higher Education (DBH) on 15 October 2019.
3 There will be a change of principle from 2019, which means that the share of external income at NCMM will appear as a higher percentage.