This course is replaced by IN3040 – Programming Languages.

INF3110 – Programming Languages

Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.

Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.

Course content

Methods for describing the syntax and semantics of programming languages, including static and dynamic aspects, typing, implementation and run-time systems. Different kinds of programming languages, including functional languages and Prolog.

Learning outcome

To familiarize the students with and enable them to master a selection of theoretical and practical aspects of programming languages, and their construction, definition and implementation.

Special admission requirements

In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:

  • Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2)

The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).

INF2220 – Algorithms and Data Structures (continued)/INF1020 – Algorithms and data structures (discontinued)/INF 110.

Overlapping courses


2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of problem sessions per week. Mandatory assignments must be completed during the course. Rules for mandatory assignments.


A 4 hour written digital examination at the end of the semester. The mandatory assignments must be approved prior to the exam.

Examination support material

All written and printed exam resources are allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) July 9, 2020 4:23:14 AM

Facts about this course


The course is last held autumn 2019

Teaching language
Norwegian (English on request)