Oslo School of Architecture and Design Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4290 of 14,131 In the World
#1133 of 2,785 In Europe
#20 of 29 In Norway
#5 of 11 In Oslo
#789 of 1,005 For Architecture
#812 of 1,006 For Graphic Design
#891 of 1,017 For Fashion Design
#929 of 1,148 For Interior Design
#951 of 1,583 For Landscape Architecture

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
750
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
aho.no
Languages
Norwegian

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Vitnemål fra videregående skole); Entrance examination
Academic CalendarAugust to June (August - December; January-June)
Enrollment750
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio5:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
178
Citations
1,186

Oslo School of Architecture and Design majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
84 / 250
Art & Design
75 / 246
Engineering
69 / 382
Computer Science
65 / 515
Business
49 / 555
Sociology
38 / 158
Architecture
32 / 74
Management Information Systems
22 / 234
Human-Computer Interaction
22 / 225
Environmental Science
20 / 51
Graphic Design
17 / 114
UX/UI Desgin
15 / 111
Aesthetics
14 / 28
Project Management
14 / 214
Communications and Public Relations
13 / 45
Fashion Design
13 / 11
Multimedia
11 / 93
Medicine
11 / 14
History
10 / 5
Journalism and Digital Media
9 / 23
Psychology
9 / 95
Environmental Management
8 / 23
Urban and Regional planning
8 / 13
Creative Writing
7 / 12
Geography and Cartography
7 / 17
Healthcare Management (MHA)
7 / 7
Product and Industrial Design
7 / 50
Political Science
7 / 24
Demography
5 / 2
Economics
5 / 8
Marketing
5 / 82
Art History
5 / 7
Architectural Engineering
5 / 8
Systems Engineering
4 / 61
Real Estate
4 / 15
Literature
4 / 10
Software Engineering
4 / 32
Landscape Architecture
3 / 3
Data Science
3 / 8
Library and Information science
3 / 3

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2007 3 1
2008 2 1
2009 10 9
2010 12 13
2011 15 21
2012 9 50
2013 15 78
2014 19 144
2015 5 112
2016 19 115
2017 18 71
2018 16 129
2019 23 149
2020 15 148
2021 16 206

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT ++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Master Architecture, Design, Development Studies, Landscape Architecture
Doktorgrad Architecture, Industrial Design

Notable alumni

  1. Sverre Fehn

    Sverre Fehn
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1924-2009 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    professorarchitect
    Biography

    Sverre Fehn was a Norwegian architect.

  2. Kirsten Sand

    Kirsten Sand
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1895-1996 (aged 101)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Kirsten Eleonore Helena Sand was a Norwegian architect. In 1919, she became the first woman to graduate with full technical competence in architecture from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH). Until the Second World War, she ran her own practice in Oslo where she designed private homes. After the war, she contributed to reconstruction projects, especially in Troms County in northern Norway.

General info

Alternative names AHO
Arkitektur- og designhøgskolen i Oslo
Founded 1961
Accreditation Ministry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet); Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (Nasjonalt organ for kvalitet i utdanningen – NOKUT)
Motto Benign, lest ye risk being eight

Location and Contacts

Address Maridalsveien 29
Oslo, Oslo, 0175
Norway
City population 693,000
Phone +47 22 99 70 00
Fax +47 22 11 71 90

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