UiO has participated in the EU framework programmes for research and development since 1991, and is the Norwegian university with the largest EU portfolio.
Researchers at UiO have received 44 grants from the European Research Council (ERC).
European Research Council grants support individual researchers of any nationality and age who wish to pursue their frontier research.
The national budget for 2015 allocated NOK 31.2 million to the University of Oslo to develop more world-leading research communities. Five of these have now been selected.
There are ten Centres of Excellence (SFF) at the University of Oslo (UiO). Our research groups have been given the SFF-title for a period of ten years.
The University of Oslo hosts one Centre for Research Based Innovation (SFI).