UNIVERSITY OF OSLO

The largest university in Norway

  • Norway, Oslo
  • Founded in 1811
  • 27,700 enrolled students
  • Strong innovation communities
  • Multiple campuses across Oslo
  • Eu-HEM is hosted by The Faculty of Medicine
  • >200 student societies

The University of Oslo is the oldest and largest university of Norway. They are highly focussed on contributing to a sustainable future. Through knowledge, responsibility and commitment they have shaped society for over 200 years already. While Oslo is a rather expensive city to live in, your time in Olso will be unforgettable. It’s the greenest European city with high sustainability standards. It is for sure one of the lushest cities on earth!

“Yes, it is most definitely the most expensive city I have been to, but it’s so worth it! The universities facilities are outstanding, academic staff is top of the bill and student life is great.” 

Work with the best researchers in health science and take part in exciting projects

The Eu-HEM programme is hosted by the Department of Health Management and Health Economics (HELED), part of the Faculty of Medicine which is the oldest medical faculty in Norway. Easy access to professors and researchers is key within this faculty. International students report to be especially satisfied with the close and informal relationship between students and the professional environment. Looking to take part in research projects? Oslo is your place to go. They have a strong record in:

  • Qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Different areas of organisational and economic research
  • Coparative research
  • Research on health issues in developing countries

Researchers from many organizations take part in research projects. Think the Norwegian Research Council, the Ministry of Finance of the Ministry of Health. 

Did you know that there are over 200 student societies at the University of Oslo? You should check out ‘The Health Leaders’ student society’ for your stay in Oslo.

Ola Magnusson

Ola Magnusson

University of Oslo

Local Coordinator

If you have any questions regarding this page, don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

oslo@eu-hem.eu

feel at home in oslo

START WITH YOUR VISA

Once you’re admitted to the programme you need to start planning your stay. If you are a non-EU citizen, you need to apply for visa and a residence permit as soon as possible. Additionally, since the 1st of September 2021 it’s mandatory to have a Green Pass (EU digital COVID certificate) as well.

WHERE YOU’LL STAY

During your time in Oslo, you will study at the main campus Blindern. It is located on the western outskirts of the city centre. You will find several student cafeterias, restaurants, a supermarket and hairdresser. You can apply for housing at SiO Housing. Our international students get priority in finding accommodation. You can also rent a room in the private market. Easiest way to find a room is via Finn.no.

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