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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 2018.

Staff in total 64
Scientific staff 53
- permanent staff 12
- temporary staff 41
Technical and administrative staff 11
Bachelor students *
Master students will update in 2017
Ph.D. students 19
Scientific publications will update in 2017
Total budget (in million NOK) 54
- external finances (in million NOK) 26

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