Campus guide

The University's buildings are spread out over four parts of Oslo. The main campus, Blindern, is located on the western outskirts of the city centre.

Faculties, administration and library

At the main campus you will find the administration for The Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Theology.

The central administration for the University (building 21) and the University Library (building number 26) are also located at the main campus, see map below.

Welfare services

Blindern campus functions like a small community with welfare services and student organisations and several shops and cafeterias.

In Kristian Ottosens hus (building 20) on Blindern Campus there is a book store (Akademika) where you can buy all the books and study materials for your courses. In the same building you find the SiO centre which provides information about student welfare services, student housing services and student Cards.

You will also find a sports centre on campus; in the Sports Building (building 18), and nearby also the main students sports centre Domus Athletica.

The Foundation for Student Life in Oslo (SiO) is in charge of welfare services such as the Student Councelling and the Student Health centre with general practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologist and dentists. These services are located in Holbergate 21 and St. Olavs gate 32 in the centre of Oslo. Please see SiO Health Services

Shops and cafeterias

At Blindern campus there are several student cafeterias where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner, or just a coffee. The largest cafeteria, Frederikke, is located on the second floor of the Frederikke building (building 19).

In the Frederikke building there is also a supermarket with post services, a hairdresser, several smaller restaurants, a coffee shop and a bakery where you can buy bread, pastries, pizza and more.

If you are looking for a part time job or if you are starting to plan for your career, you should visit the Career Centre, also located in the Fredrikke building (building 19).

How to get to campus

From the city centre you can easily get to campus by metro (T-bane) number 3, 4 or 6. The metro stops at Blindern and Forskningsparken.

You can also get to Blindern by tram number 17 or 18. The tram stops at Universitetet Blindern and Forskningsparken.


Campus map

Published May 18, 2010 11:28 AM - Last modified Feb. 1, 2017 03:41 PM