Universities in the Oslo Region

MF Norwegian School of Theology

is an accredited Specialized University in the field of Theology, Religious Studies and Social Studies. MF is located in Oslo and has three departments; the Department of Theology, the Department of Religious Education and Pedagogical studies, and the Department of Religion and Society. MF educates scholars, teachers, ministers, and other professionals on Bachelor-, Master- and Ph.D.-level for leadership and service both nationally and internationally.

MF Norwegian School of Theology

The Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH)

is a leading artistic and academic university college with over 600 students. NMH offers music education founded on research and artistic development work. The teachers are leading performers, music pedagogues, conductors, church musicians, music therapists and composers.

The Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH)

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HIOA)

is Norway’s largest state university college, with a student body of approximately 16,000 students and 1,600 employees.

Oslo and Akershus University College

Diakonova University College

is a private Diaconial College with approximately 600 students. We offer a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with common entrance requirements to all Colleges and Universities in Norway.

Diakonova University College

Vestfold Univercity College

is a medium-sized Norwegian university college with approximately 4000 students. It is located one hour from Oslo in the County of Vestfold. Vestfold University College offer Bachelor’s degrees in social sciences and maritime studies and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in the fields of health, education and engineering.

Vestfold University College

Østfold University College

offers 60 subjects of study at three regional cities – Fredrikstad, Halden and Sarpsborg. The college offers a steadily growing number of courses that can be studied as part of your home university degree. These courses are taught in English (alternatively: in German or French).

Østfold University College

Oslo National Academy of The Arts (KHIO)

was established in 1996 through the amalgamation of five independent colleges – the colleges of art and crafts, theatre, ballet, opera and the academy of fine arts. These former colleges are now organised in three faculties: Faculty of Design, Faculty of Performing Arts and Faculty of Visual Arts.

Oslo National Academy of the Arts

BI Norwegian Business School

is an internationally recognised private institution. Established in 1943, BI has one of Europe’s largest and most productive academic environments.

BI Norwegian Business School

The Norwegian Police University College (PHS)

is an education institution for the police service and county administrative officials in Norway. The Norwegian Police University College offers a Bachelor degree in Police Studies, a Masters degree in Police Science and further and continuing education.

The Norwegian Police University College (PHS)

Norwegian University of life sciencies (NMBU)

offers a broad range of study programmes that closely correspond with major research issues related to food, environmental sciences, biology, land use and natural resource management. UMB is Norway’s leading institution of higher education in its field.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Diakonhjemmet University College

was established in 1890 as a private, nonprofit college. The accredited higher education institution now comprises about 2200 students and 160 faculty and staff. The college is independent and operates under the Norwegian Act of Higher Education, but its profile is built upon values associated with the Norwegian Lutheran Church. Even so, the college welcomes all students regardless of religious points of view, and it endeavors to accommodate various religious practices as part of its policy.

Diakonhjemmet University College

The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO)

is an autonomous institution within the Norwegian university system and one of the leading schools and research institutions in the field of architecture, urbanism, landscape architecture and industrial design in the Nordic countries.

The Oslo School of Architecture and Design

Rudolf Steiner University College (RSUC)

was founded in 1981 with the mission of providing teachers for the increasing demand from Waldorf schools in Norway and Scandinavia. There are currently five study programmes offered at RSUC.

Rudolf Steiner University College (RSUC)

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

offers opportunities to study at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels. The Bachelor and Master educations are taught in Norwegian. Certain courses are open to exchange students, and are in English. International students are primarily part of international exchange programmes such as Nordplus or Erasmus, through agreements with a wide range of universities in the Nordic countries and Europe.

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

University of Oslo

is Norway’s largest and oldest institution of higher education. Founded in 1811 as the first in Norway, the University of Oslo is the country’s leading public institution of research and higher learning with 27 000 students and 7000 employees.

University of Oslo