Published Oct. 21, 2020 8:15 AM

Are you a second or fifth year student? Tell us about your study programme!

Studiebarometeret asks all students in Norway attending their second or fifth year how pleased they are with their study programme. Studiebarometeret gives the University of Oslo valuable information about what students think about the quality of their studies.

This year's survey also includes questions related to the current corona situation, and the impact this situation has on students. It is therefore important that you take the time to answer the survey. 

The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) conducts the survey on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. A personal link to the survey is sent to second and fifth year students via email from 20 October....

Published Sep. 22, 2020 4:52 PM

Dear PECOS-students,

From now on, messages that normally arrive through this message-function, will be delivered through the new Canvas-room for all active PECOS students.

Published Sep. 1, 2020 3:25 PM

UiO master's students can now apply through the UiO-PRIO Student Programme for a placement at PRIO while they write their thesis: They are currently accepting applications from students wishing to begin their placement in spring 2021.

Published Aug. 19, 2020 2:30 PM

Do you write your master thesis in an Oslo-related topic? Do you do research on the city Oslo?

Apply Osloforskning grant!

Osloforskning is a collaboration between the City of Oslo and the University of Oslo (UiO) and is intended to promote research and recruitment to research that derives its theme from Oslo.

The next application deadline is 15 February 2020. For more information and application form go to this page:

Published June 4, 2020 10:08 AM

PluriCourts is hiring 1-2 masterstudents wishing to write their thesis on a topic relevant to the Center combined with working as a research assistant. For more information look here.

Published Apr. 28, 2020 8:50 AM

It is a pleasure for us to inform you that a new call for applications within the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is open for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2020/2021.

Scholarship application NEW DEADLINE IS 18 MAY 2020 by 16:00 CET (4:00 pm Central European Time). Scholarship stays can be planned during the academic year 2020/2021. Applications are submitted online at (international applicants).

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists to stay at Slovak universities and Slovak research organisations. Stud...

Published Apr. 28, 2020 8:45 AM

Since 2016, the University of Oslo (UiO) and PRIO have been engaged in a strategic partnership. As a vital part of this collaborative relationship, up to ten UiO master's students each year are offered a place in the vibrant, international and interdisciplinary research environment on peace and conflict at PRIO. Students from all UiO faculties and departments are welcome to apply. Students based at Dept. of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH ), Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS ), and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR ), with which PRIO has active collaboration agreements, are especially encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this programme,...

Published Apr. 21, 2020 10:51 AM

On Friday 17 April students at UiO received an e-mail and SMS to participate in the national survey TAKE CARE.

UiO encourages everyone to respond to the survey!

Published Apr. 6, 2020 12:34 PM

Hei alle masterstudenter,

Har du et stort engasjement for statsvitenskap, og brenner du for god undervisning? Da burde du søke jobb som seminarleder! Institutt for statsvitenskap har akkurat lyst ut høstens stillinger.

Les mer og søk innen 16. april. 

Published Mar. 26, 2020 9:54 AM

You will find the presentation from the orientation meeting her: Planning your thesis:Topic, research question, and application for supervisor

Published Nov. 11, 2019 3:17 PM

Hei alle masterstudenter,

Har du et stort engasjement for statsvitenskap, og brenner du for god undervisning? Da burde du søke jobb som seminarleder! Institutt for statsvitenskap har akkurat lyst ut vårens stillinger.

Les mer og søk innen 24. november.

Published Sep. 26, 2019 10:28 AM

A reminder regarding the scholarship from Fritt Ord, for those who focuses on human rights, democracy and freedom of speech. (only in Norwegian)

Deadline 7. October (new)

Published Apr. 3, 2019 10:16 AM

C-REX is hiring three research assistants to be working with the Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Western Europe (RTV) dataset

The RTV dataset covers right-wing terrorism and violence in 18 West European countries between 1990 and 2015. The Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) is now hiring three research assistants to be working part time on developing an updated version of the RTV dataset.

The job consists of reviewing online sources to identify relevant events, and then code these events according to set of variables using Excel. You will be working jointly in a team of three research assistants, and the work will be done at C-REX/UiO. Training will begin already in April/May, while the bulk of the job is expected to be done in June.

To qualify for the position, you must be enrolled as a master student in the Political Scie...

Published Sep. 21, 2018 10:32 AM

Scholarship from Fritt Ord for those who focus on freedom of speech, human rights and democracy development.

Application deadline 1. October.

For more information (only in Norwegian):

Published Sep. 14, 2018 1:44 PM

Master students can apply for various scholarships.

List over scholarships

Published Sep. 14, 2018 1:30 PM

I cannot find my course in Canvas

  • Log into Canvas
  • Click on «Courses» in the sidebar menu, and then «All courses»
  • If you are registered for a course you do not find in Canvas, please contact SV-info.

My Canvas user is not activated

Can I access Canvas in a course if I am only resitting the exam?

  • Yes, you can access the course room in Canvas if you are only resitting the exam in the course. If you do not find the course under «Courses» and «All courses», please contact...
Published July 6, 2018 10:56 AM

This spring the department of archaeology, conservation and history notified us that their department is withdrawing from the PECOS programme. Therefore, the programme will not admit history-track applicants starting from the autumn semester 2019. 

History-track students admitted the autumn 2018 and earlier will continue their studies as usual.

Published June 19, 2018 10:51 AM

At the University of Oslo you use the same username and password to log in to Studentweb and to the different IT services at the University of Oslo.

Most students have received their username on SMS the last week of May. 

Received your username

If you have received your username on SMS, you must set up your IT user account and create a password. 

Not received your username

If you did not receive the SMS, please collect your username at Houston IT services or The IT/AV service at the Faculty of Social Sciences after arrival in Oslo. 

Published May 29, 2018 11:16 AM

Are you working on a thesis topic with a relevance to PRIO's research agenda?

PRIO is looking for MA students who want to write their thesis in attachement to one of their research projects.

For more information and how to apply please see the PRIO web page.

Published May 24, 2018 3:39 PM

Deadline 1. june

Through the student scholarships, ARENA offers a workspace and supervision for MA students writing a thesis within our research field. The grants are announced annually.

The scholorship is especially for students who would like to write about:

  • EU Foreign and Development Policy (GLOBUS)
  • EU and human trafficking (GLOBUS)
  • Norwegian Selection Network (EUREX)
  • Norwegian Public Investigation (EUREX)

You can read more here

Published May 14, 2018 2:13 PM

OsloMet ser etter ledige masterstudenter til deres satsingsområder.

Frist: 08.06.18

Er du masterstudent (eller kjenner noen) som jobber med oppgave innenfor temaene:

  • Globale bystudier
  • Det grønne skiftet
  • Sted- og områdeutvikling
  • Demokrati og deltakelse
  • Helse og folkehelse
  • Regional økonomi og innovasjon
  • Migrasjon og integrering
  • Lokal og regional politikk og styring
  • Boligmarked og -politikk

    Da kan et semester ved NIBR være noe for deg! Les mer og søk her.

Published Apr. 17, 2018 1:47 PM

Professor Michael Zürn from the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) will present the main findings from his newly published book on the current crisis of global governance. 

Place: Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka, Aud. 2, University of Oslo

The book offers a new theory of global governance, explaining both its rise and what many see as its current crisis. Zürn suggests that world politics is now embedded in a normative and institutional structure led by hierarchies and power inequalities and thus inherently creates contestation, resistance, and distributional struggles. 

Michael Zürn is Director of the Global...

Published Mar. 15, 2018 7:03 PM

The 2018 edition of the Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and is supported by Kofi Annan, the high-patron of the contest. The Geneva Challenge aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of a relevant topic.

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time and has become a critical concern for both developing and developed countries. As the key to this issue is an interdisciplinary solution, crossing traditional boundaries between academic disciplines, the Graduate Instititute in Geneva is inviting graduate students from all academic programmes to provide helpful strategic recommendations. Thi...

Published Mar. 1, 2018 12:14 PM

The International Summer School (ISS) will take place from 23 June to 3 August 2018. Every year, nearly 600 students from all over the world gather for six intensive weeks of academic achievement combined with international interaction.

ISS would like to provide UiO students the opportunity to experience this unique international academic environment. Therefore, we are offering a limited number of scholarships for degree-seeking students at UiO, from a selection of study programs.

If you are interested in experiencing the International Summer School while earning credits at the same time, we invite you to apply for a scholarship.

Choose from 15 Bachelor's and Master's level courses. Please note that all teaching is in English. Also, it is expected that UiO students who receive a scholarship have the same participation requirements as all ISS students (obligatory attendance re...