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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 for 2019.

The slots are updated in spring 2020.

Staff in total 77
Scientific staff 60
- permanent staff 16
- temporary staff 44
Technical and administrative staff 17
Bachelor students *
Master students 22
Ph.D. students 25
Scientific publications 102
Total budget (in million NOK) 80,381
- external finances (in million NOK) 35,778

* 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.