University of Oslo

Consult website for exchange information and important deadlines

Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Oslo, Norway Norwegian and English Open to All Faculties


The University of Oslo (UiO) is a leading European university and Norway’s largest. UiO was established in 1811 as Norway’s first university and continues to be Norway’s highest ranked institution of education and research. UiO’s vision is to challenge the boundaries of knowledge and to provide individuals and society with insight and competences. 

Students at UiO learn from Norway’s leading researchers, with excellent facilities in the beautiful city of Oslo. As capital of Norway with several large museums (including the world's best-preserved viking ships), Oslo is a compact city with a rich maritime history.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - December January - June

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Department of Education Services, Educational Quality Office

PO Box 1072 Blindern

N-0317 OSLO, Norway

Phone: +47 22 85 50 50

Admissions coordinator for incoming Erasmus+ students

Ms. Helene Johansen
Email: exchange-students [at]
Phone: +47 22 85 62 07

International Student Reception
Email: international [at]
Phone: +47 22 85 82 00

Helpdesk for incoming exchange students after arrival
Email: int-advisor [at]




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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