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Facts about the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Founded in 1811 as a part of the Faculty of Philosophy.
  • Founded as a Faculty in 1861
  • Two Nobel laureates have their background from the Faculty, Odd Hassel, chemistry (1969) and Ivar Giæver, physics (1973)
  • About 4330 students
  • About 1000 academic staff
  • About 800 doctoral students
  • About 350 adminstrative and technical staff
  • Yearly budget about 1450 million Norwegian kroner (approximately 182 million Euros)
  • Area: 126 000 m2, ¼ of UiO's total area, is used by the Faculty.
  • 8 Departments
  • 13 Bachelor's Programmes
  • 21 Master's Programmes
  • 3 Centres of Excellence (COE) in Mathematics for Applications, Physics of Geological Processes and Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis
  • 1 Centre of Excellence in collaboration with University of Tromsø in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  • 1 Centre of Research-based Innovation (CRI) in Natural Gas Processes and Products
  • 2 Nordic Centres of Excellence (NCoE)
  • 10 Grants from the European Research Council (ERC)
  • Coordinates 4 EU FP7 cooperation projects

 

Published Oct 19, 2010 11:46 PM - Last modified Oct 31, 2014 10:19 AM