The University of Oslo has well-equipped lecture rooms, laboratories and computer labs. Study facilities also include state-of-the-art libraries and a wireless network zone for portable computers.
Students and staff have the very best technical tools at their disposal and access to excellent facilities that include:
- A University Library with more than 3.6 million in holdings
- A modern sports centre on campus (Domus Athletica)
- A wide range of cafes and cafeterias to choose from
- Health services close to campus
With its old campus downtown and the modern Campus at Blindern, UiO is centrally located and easily accessible, with modern buildings in lush, green surroundings.
The University of Oslo’s original campus is located in the city centre, adjacent to the Royal Palace and the Parliament. The main campus of Blindern, just minutes by subway, tram, or bicycle from the heart of Oslo, offers proximity to the forests and hills surrounding the city and affords wonderful views of the Oslo Fjord.
Stay in shape and eat well
You can choose among 60 different sports activities in four training centres offered by the SiO Sports, ranging from basketball, swimming, squash to climbing, dance, yoga and more. You can get a customized, individual training programme, participate in group training, and get-started classes. At UiO you can eat at more than 40 on campus restaurants and cafes with a varied selection of menus at student friendly prices.
Health and counselling
The University of Oslo has student health centres with general practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and dentists. There is also a team of professional counsellors to whom students can turn for advice in academic, financial or personal matters.
Special treats for international students also include:
- Priority housing. As an international student you are guaranteed a place at a student village as long as you apply in due time.
- Buddy system. All new students get their own buddies, who will guide you on and off campus and show you where the good times are.
- Special events programme. Organizes trips and excursions, allowing international and Norwegian students to venture into the nature and culture of the “fjord capital” and its surroundings.
- More than 200 student societies that cover every interest imaginable.