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Department of Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics performs research and teaching in biostatistics, and provides guidance on statistics to Faculty researchers.

The Department is part of Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE).


OCBE provides statistical and epidemiological advising in COVID-19 projects for researchers and students.

Teaching at the Department

Teaching at the Department is provided to the professional study programme in medicine, Master's programmes in international health, health administration and nutrition, and research education for the Faculty of Medicine. 

Research at the Department

The Department's research includes statistical method research that is highly relevant to a number of medical issues (measurement uncertainty, survival analysis, causal interference, high-dimensional models, stochastic models), as well as research on statistical genomics, system biology, epidemiology, and the epidemiology of infectious diseases.


Postal address P.O.Box 1122 Blindern 0317 Oslo Visiting address Domus Medica Gaustad Sognsvannsveien 9 0372 Oslo Phone: 22 85 14 02

Unit codes

Old unit ID 511500 Vortex, FS and more