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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 2018

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 2429 488 369 1522 44
Professional study 1  1 1 1
Master’s programmes 9  7 1 1
Bachelor’s programmes 1  1
Registered students1 2189  830 560 741
Candidates on the PhD programme2 1454 228 165 1054 5
Completed doctorates 208 27 24 155 2
Academic full-time equivalents 783 175 217 313 38
Academic employees 1433 478 260 640 45
Technical full-time equivalents 161 4 63 75 14
Technical employees 195 5 74 97 16
Administrative full-time equivalents 247 44 33 77 9
Administrative employees 297 53 42 101 10
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 February 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.

 

Published Oct. 3, 2017 5:21 PM - Last modified May 29, 2019 1:44 PM