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Opening hours and administrative contacts at IMB during the Easter holidays 2021

Below you will find some practical information about opening hours and services available at the institute during the Easter holidays.

Domus Medica

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 responsibilities 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 1-5 April.

Access to the Domus Medica building

The building is still closed which means that you need to use your access card and code to in order to enter the building, so always remember to bring your access card with you!

If you get locked in the building or have problems with your UiO access card, please contact the Security Operation Center that is staffed 24/7 all year round.

Reception desks

The main reception desk is open from 29 to 31 March from 9am to 3pm. Reception of goods will be done at the main reception. 

The operating staff at the local receptions is reduced from 29 to 31 March.

Education Management/study advisory service

The education management administration/study advisory service is reduced from 29 to 31 March. The automatic out-of-office email reply from each member of staff will inform you whom you should contact.

HR and HSE

The operating staff at the HR/HSE section is reduced 29 and 30 March and not available 31 March. Contact for all enquiries relation to HR/HSE during the summmer and the member of staff on duty, will answer to your enquiry.

E-mails relating  to HSE issues can always be sent to: and 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 29 and 30 March.

Research support is available 29 and 30 March.

Our project finance advisers are not available during Easter but urgent enquiries can be sent to finance support adviser Andrea Sembenini  (available 29-30 March).

Internal services

The staff at the electronic workshop is reduced 29 to 31 March.

The photo service is available 29 to 31 March.

 IT is available 29-31 March and can be contacted at phone number 22 85 12 00 or email

Communication and web publishing

The institute's communication advisor and web publisher is not available 29 to 31 March.

The institute's press contact can be reached at

Anatomy bequest program

The anatomy bequest program coordinator is not available 29 to 31 March.

Department of Comparative Medicine

The Department of Comparative Medicine (KPM) is open as usual Monday 29 -Wednesday 31 March. We hope for your understanding that cage changing and taking care of the animals will be prioritized this week, but you may use the “Move to DU-007 request” Monday 29 -Wednesday 31 March. We would also like to remind you that no requests will be performed during the Easter holidays (Thursday 1st - Monday 5th April) because of reduced staff at work.

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. 25, 2021 7:10 PM - Last modified Mar. 26, 2021 11:02 AM