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Opening hours and administrative contacts during the Easter holidays 2018

Under you will find some practical information on opening hours and availability of the different administrative services at the institute during the Easter holidays.

Working hours during Easter

State employees are exempt from work as of 12 pm (midday) on Wednesday before Maundy Thursday to the extent their work responsiblities allow for this.

Beyond this, the following days are work-free: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Eve, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. This year, this applies to the period 29 March to 2 April.

Access to the Domus Medica building

From 26th March to 2nd april 2018, the building is closed. This means that you need to use your access card and code to get in.

If you get locked in the buildings or have problems with your UiO access card, please contact the Security Operation Center that is staffed around the clock, year round.

Reception desks

The main reception desk at IMB is closed from 26th March to 2nd april 2018. The contact person for reception of goods during 26th-28th March is Lourdes C. Jacobsen.

All local receptions are closed from 26th March to 2nd april 2018. If you need to get in touch with the receptions, you can contact (not for urgent enquiries between 26th March to 2nd April)

HR and HSE

HR is available 26th-28th March 2018. Contact person is adviser Ole Rustad.

The Health, safety and the environment (HSE)  coordinator will available 26th-28th March and e-mails to will be attended to.

Finance and purchases

The operating staff at the Finance section is reduced during the Easter holidays.

Administrative staff for invoices and reimbursements is available 26th-28th March 2018.

Purchasing coordinator is available 26th-28th March 2018.

Research support is available 26th-28th March 2018.

One project finance support aviser is available during Easter holidays. Enquiries can be sent to adviser Bonny A. Etté.

Internal services

The electronic workshop is closed from 26th March to 2nd April.

The mechanical workshop is available 26th-28th March 2018.

The photo service is available 26th-28th March 2018.

 IT is available 26th-28th March 2018 and can be contacted at phone number 22 85 12 00 or email

Urgent enquiries can be sent to Section manager Torgeir Kvernstuen (text message)

Communication and web publishing

The institute's communication advisor and web publisher is not available from from 26th March to 2nd April 2018.

The institute's press contact can be reached at

Anatomy bequest program

The anatomy bequest program coordinator is not available from from 26th March to 2nd April 2018.

Important numbers:

Fire: 110

Police: 112

Ambulance: 113

UiO Security Operation Center:

Duty phone 228 55007 or emergency phone 228 56666

Poison Information: 22 59 13 00

Published Mar. 22, 2018 11:28 AM - Last modified Feb. 18, 2021 5:03 PM