The University of Oslo has a long list of notable academics and alumni, spanning the fields of scholarship covered by the university. The university is home to five Nobel Prize winners and is institutionally tied to some of the most prestigious prizes in the world.
In 1811, a decision was made to establish the first...
The highest position at the university is Professor, i.e....
The university's research structure consists of eight...
The University of Oslo is the largest institution for higher education in Norway with 27,400 students and 7,028 employees in total. Culture. Oslo has a large and varied number of cultural attractions, which include several buildings containing artwork from Edvard Munch and various other international artists but also several Norwegian artists ...
- 0001 – 1299
- 23 m (75 ft)
The University of Oslo (Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo, Latin: Universitas Osloensis) is the oldest and largest university in Norway. It is in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The university began in 1811 as The Royal Frederick University (in Norwegian Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet and in Latin Universitas Regia Fredericiana).
- September 2, 1811
- Svein Stølen
- Royal Frederick University (1811-1939)
- Programmes and degrees
The Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo is Norway's oldest law faculty, established in 1811 as one of the four original faculties of The Royal Frederick University. Alongside the law faculties in Copenhagen, Lund and Uppsala, it is one of Scandinavia's leading institutions of legal education and research. Prior to 1811, the University of Copenhagen was the only university of Denmark-Norway, and the curriculum of the new law faculty in Christiania was based on that of the University of Copen
The University of Copenhagen was founded in 1479. As there was no university in Norway itself, the University of Copenhagen served both Denmark and Norway during the countries' personal union, and the University of Copenhagen had both Norwegian students and teachers. With the rise of absolute monarchy and a more professional civil service, legal education became of central importance by the early 18th century. During the Napoleonic Wars, and after years of discussion, The Royal Frederick Univers
The most important programme of the Faculty of Law is the 5-year legal education leading to a Master of Laws degree, known in Norwegian as master i rettsvitenskap, which is a protected title under Norwegian law. The programme replaced the former six-year programme leading to a Ca
From 1840 to 1966, the field of economics was part of the Faculty of Law, and most of the professors of economics until the mid 20th century had a background in law. Prior to 1966, the Faculty of Law conferred the degree cand.oecon., created in 1905, which was originally a 2-year
The former doctorate in law, doctor juris, created with the establishment of the University of Copenhagen in 1479 and retained by The Royal Frederick University from 1811, was gradually replaced by the new degree philosophiae doctor, created in 2003. The faculty also confers the
The faculty's two departments of Sociology of Law and Criminology, which are now merged to form a single department, are famous internationally for their contributions to the fields of sociology of law and criminology since the 1950s. Eminent academics in this field include Nils Christie, Vilhelm Aubert, and Thomas Mathiesen. Ragnar Frisch, who was professor of economics and statistics at the Faculty of Law from 1931 and also served as its dean, founded the discipline of econometrics and coined
The faculty's main, neoclassicist buildings, centered on the University Square and facing Karl Johans gate, constructed by Christian Heinrich Grosch and Karl Friedrich Schinkel 1841–1851, are 1. Domus Bibliotheca, which includes the Law Library, IT rooms, lecture halls and offices for professors 2. Domus Media, which includes reading rooms, lecture halls, offices for professors, and in the centre, the Atrium 3. Domus Academica, which includes the Old Ceremonial Hall, lecture halls ...
For the first one and a half century of its existence, the Faculty of Law was not organised into departments, but rather centered on each chair. From the 1950s, a number of departments have been established. All academics are now affiliated with one of the departments. The establishment of the departments was supported by generous grants from shipping magnate Anders Jahre. For the first decades, the departments had a fairly weak position organisationally. The boundaries between departments in th
People also ask
Where is university of oslo?
Where is the faculty of medicine located in oslo?
Is oslo a city?
What country is oslo in?
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Universitetet i Oslo: Subcategories. This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.
The University of Oslo Library (Norwegian: Universitetsbiblioteket i Oslo, UBO) is a library connected to the University of Oslo. Like the university, it was established in 1811 with Georg Sverdrup as the first head librarian. It originally doubled as the Norwegian national library, and was located at the old University of Oslo campus.
The 1943 University of Oslo fire (Norwegian: aula-brannen) was a fire in the ceremony hall (Universitetets Aula) of the University of Oslo in 1943. Its direct consequences were the closing of the university, and the arrest of 1,166 people; these were chiefly male students.
This list of universities in Norway presents the country's universities, giving their locations, abbreviated titles (in Norwegian), and years of establishment. Most universities in Norway are public. Most of the university colleges were created in 1994, following the university college reform. The University of Tromsø is the world's ...
The first predecessor of the university, The Cathedral School of Åbo, was presumably founded in 1276 for education of boys to become servants of the Church.As the university was founded in 1640 by Queen Christina of Sweden (1626–1689) in Turku (Sw. Åbo), as the Åbo Kungliga Akademi (Latin: Regia Academia Aboensis), the senior part of the school formed the core of the new university, while ...
Universitas Oslo (bahasa Norwegia: Universitetet i Oslo, bahasa Latin: Universitas Osloensis), terletak di Oslo. Universitas ini merupakan yang terbesar, paling prestisius, dan paling tua di Norwegia. Universitas ini didirikan pada tahun 1811 sebagai Universitas Regia Fredericiana (Universitas Raja Frederik, bahasa Norwegia: Kgl.