University of Oslo

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The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.wikipedia
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KristianiaChristianiaOslo, Norway
The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.
The fact that the University of Oslo was founded as late as 1811 had an adverse effect on the development of the nation.

Blindern

Øvre Blindern
Most of the university's other faculties are located at the newer Blindern campus in the suburban West End.
Blindern is the main campus of the University of Oslo, located in Nordre Aker in Oslo, Norway.

University of Oslo Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law, University of OsloFaculty of LawFaculty of Law of the Royal Frederick University
The university's original neoclassical campus is located in the centre of Oslo; it is currently occupied by the Faculty of Law.
The Faculty of Law (Det juridiske fakultet) of the University of Oslo is Norway's oldest law faculty, established in 1811 as one of the four original faculties of The Royal Frederick University (renamed the University of Oslo in 1939).

Abel Prize

Abel Prize in MathematicsAbel CommitteeAbel Fund
Since 2003, the Abel Prize is awarded in the Atrium.
The award ceremony takes place in the Aula of the University of Oslo, where the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded between 1947 and 1989.

Didrik Arup Seip

Seip
During the German occupation, which lasted from 1940–1945, the university rector, Didrik Arup Seip, was imprisoned.
Didrik Arup Seip (31 August 1884 – 3 May 1963) was Professor of North Germanic languages at the University of Oslo.

Odd Hassel

Hassel, Odd
The Nobel prize in Chemistry was awarded to Odd Hassel.
In 1915, he entered the University of Oslo where he studied mathematics, physics and chemistry, and graduated in 1920.

Higher education in Norway

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The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo

Department of SociologyDepartment of Sociology and Human Geography
The Department of Sociology and Human Geography (Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi) at the University of Oslo is the oldest and largest research institute and educational institution in sociology in Norway.

Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology (Psykologisk institutt) at the University of Oslo is the oldest and largest research institute and educational institution in psychology in Norway.

Institute of Clinical Dentistry (Oslo)

Institute of Clinical Dentistry
Institute of Clinical Dentistry is of the two institutions at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Oslo

Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies

NKVTSPsychosocial Centre for RefugeesDivision of Disaster Psychiatry
The university also includes some formally independent, affiliated institutes such as CICERO, NKVTS and the Frisch Centre.
The Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter om vold og traumatisk stress, NKVTS) is a national, government-owned interdisciplinary research institute in Oslo, Norway, that is an affiliated institute of the University of Oslo.

Ragnar Frisch

Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch
The Nobel prize in Economics was awarded to Ragnar Frisch.
However at his mother's advice, while doing his apprenticeship Frisch also started studying at the Royal Frederick University.

Adolf Hoel

The university was then placed under the management of Adolf Hoel, a NS (Norwegian Nazi Party) appointee.
Hoel was the founding director of the Norwegian Polar Institute and served as rector of the University of Oslo and as President of the Norwegian Society for the Conservation of Nature.

List of oldest universities in continuous operation

oldest universitiesoldest universities in continuous operationeducational
The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

Centre for Educational Measurement at the University of Oslo

Centre for Educational Measurement at the University of Oslo (CEMO)
Centre for Educational Measurement at the University of Oslo (CEMO) is a part of the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Oslo.

Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research

Center for International Climate and Environmental ResearchCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research-OsloCICERO
The university also includes some formally independent, affiliated institutes such as CICERO, NKVTS and the Frisch Centre.
It is organised as an independent foundation and is affiliated with the University of Oslo.

University Botanical Garden (Oslo)

University Botanical GardenBotanical GardenBotanical Garden in Kristiania
It was first established in 1814 and is administrated by the University of Oslo.

Fredrik Barth

BarthBarth, FredrikF. Barth
He was a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Boston University, and previously held professorships at the University of Oslo, the University of Bergen (where he founded the Department of Social Anthropology), Emory University and Harvard University.

Ole-Johan Dahl

DahlO.-J. DahlDahl, Ole-Johan
Dahl was a professor of computer science at the University of Oslo and is considered to be one of the fathers of Simula and object-oriented programming along with Kristen Nygaard.

Jon Bing

Jon Bing (30 April 1944 – 14 January 2014) was a Norwegian writer and law professor at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL), and the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo.

Johan Galtung

GaltungGaltung, Johan
In 1969 he was appointed to the world's first chair in peace and conflict studies, at the University of Oslo.

Erik Grønseth

Erik GronsethGrønseth, Erik
Erik Grønseth (13 September 1925 – 8 October 2005) was a Norwegian sociologist, Professor of Sociology at the University of Oslo from 1971 to 1989, and "one of the post-war pioneers of sociology" in Norway.

Frederick VI of Denmark

Frederick VIFrederik VIKing Frederick VI
It was originally named for King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway and received its current name in 1939.
The Royal Frederick University (now University of Oslo) in Oslo was named in his honour.