The Faculty has, as the largest science faculty among universities in Norway, a considerable national responsibility in research, tutoring and research dissemination. Our strategy is built on the University's strategy towards 2020.
"The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Norway's key to the knowledge society of the future."
The Faculty's main objective is research, tutoring and research dissemination. Our goal is to bring forth new knowledge by basic research, research training and teaching based on research. By doing so we contribute to the growth of knowledge and a strengthened capacity for innovation as well as promoting the role of the natural sciences as bearers of cultural activity.