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Numbers and facts

The Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics was founded by Professor Svein Rosseland in 1934 with substantial financial support from Rockefeller Foundation. It is one of the oldest departments at the University of Oslo and has a rich history. 

Overview of students, employees, publications and finances for the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics.

The slots are updated in autumn 2019.

Staff in total 68
Scientific staff 56
- permanent staff 18
- temporary staff 38
Technical and administrative staff 11
Bachelor students *
Master students 17
Ph.D. students 18
Scientific publications 92
Total budget (in million NOK) 85
- external finances (in million NOK) 57

* The institute has a joint bachelor program together with other departments (Bachelor of Physics and Astronomy) and is therefore not registered with any any enrolled bachelor students.