UiO recognises the fundamental role of interdisciplinary research in addressing the major challenges facing society today. To encourage top level academic collaboration, interfaculty research programmes have been established.
The University of Oslo carries out research related to the Arctic and High North within a wide range of areas within Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law.
The Oslo Academy of Global Governance is the University of Oslo's spearhead in interdisciplinary research to develop cooperation on our future challenges like; health, the environment, human rights, poverty, climate change and security threats.
Previous interdisciplinary areas
- Kultrans - Cultural Transformations in the Age of Globalisation
- CULCOM - Cultural Complexity in the New Norway
- Molecular Life Science (MLS)
- Livelihoods in Developing Countries - health, the environment and poverty (LEVE)
- The Democracy Programme
- Knowledge in Schools (KiS)
- Religion in Pluralist Societies (PluRel)