University of Oslo: Rankings

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The University of Oslo ranked 1st in Norway and 94th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 45 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Oslo is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 97,821 publications and 4,110,628 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 781 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#94 of 14,160In the World
#20 of 2,789In Europe
#1 of 29In Norway
#1 of 11In Oslo
#12 of 1,036For Human Rights Law
#13 of 1,003For Dentistry
#23 of 1,013For Orthodontics
#128 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#114 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 42 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Medicine in Norway and 123rd in the World with 31,229 publications made and 1,478,967 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Immunology, Psychiatry, Pathology.

RankRanking
#1 of 16In Norway
#32 of 1,028In Europe
#123 of 4,839In the World

University of Oslo
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990252332
1991298410
1992298548
1993274480
1994306572
1995303600
1996357703
1997330796
19983831103
19993751184
20003721524
20014632795
20024312689
20034432747
20044922668
20055963871
20066703894
20079055061
20089906194
200915656923
201010886214
201111357570
201212328602
201313368697
201413677372
2015151110984
2016162112935
2017179613195
201816787852
201918557981
202021928789

Biology

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Biology in Norway and 153rd in the World with 20,854 publications made and 1,194,999 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics.

RankRanking
#1 of 14In Norway
#45 of 958In Europe
#153 of 4,578In the World

University of Oslo
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990246330
1991212313
1992263583
1993231478
1994281513
1995258593
1996293670
1997315897
19983721401
19993361318
20003671601
20013612154
20023561881
20033912442
20044352568
20054792942
20065262998
20075963352
20087514478
200911584012
20107064755
20117455835
20127557504
20137777055
20147685994
20158436414
20169147671
20179967206
20188286553
20198486927
20209654797

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Norway and 84th in the World with 17,032 publications made and 582,551 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#1 of 22In Norway
#25 of 1,158In Europe
#84 of 5,152In the World

University of Oslo
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19906782
199176122
199278109
199382114
199490144
199590198
1996112206
1997156383
1998173625
1999138491
2000164633
2001189732
20022231346
20032381293
20042821311
20053481687
20063681600
20074822177
20085382435
20095942600
20106572254
20116612948
20127273183
20137773177
20149303582
20159895166
201611586752
201712285682
201812424233
201912893890
202014923656

Chemistry

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Chemistry in Norway and 248th in the World with 11,120 publications made and 427,534 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#1 of 12In Norway
#72 of 995In Europe
#248 of 4,409In the World

University of Oslo
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990140180
1991138185
1992175307
1993151212
1994174275
1995168374
1996160310
1997168343
1998200609
1999187549
2000195518
2001208553
2002205935
2003202916
2004213954
2005243893
20062951210
20072861013
20083131174
20094931508
20103321477
20113671582
20123771768
20133561418
20143711553
20153811279
20163821631
20174571899
20183941465
20194171432
20204851450

Environmental Science

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Norway and 84th in the World with 10,845 publications made and 548,525 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Earth science and Geophysics, Geography and Cartography.

RankRanking
#1 of 14In Norway
#23 of 951In Europe
#84 of 4,129In the World

University of Oslo
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990106177
199180142
1992119175
199387163
1994103194
1995108217
1996109260
1997110308
1998150589
1999138558
2000162613
2001190694
20022031214
20031921170
20042331164
20052461329
20062721985
20073101684
20083631975
20093982815
20104672548
20114382722
20124712848
20135244608
20145683524
20155333853
20166234512
20176413385
20185312604
20195803082
20206262105

Physics

The University of Oslo ranked 2nd for Physics in Norway and 301st in the World with 10,756 publications made and 599,830 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Nuclear Physics, Atomic and Molecular physics.

RankRanking
#2 of 12In Norway
#106 of 978In Europe
#301 of 4,160In the World

University of Oslo
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990102126
19919198
1992117116
199396107
1994117119
1995141233
1996146254
1997172274
1998166361
1999167473
2000166262
2001169455
2002188482
2003167461
2004232951
20052281160
2006255968
20072981039
20082711247
20093661138
20103011660
20113934205
20124996263
20134646366
20145119923
20155316314
20165239829
20175013312
20185203948
20195873615
202058920764

Psychology

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Psychology in Norway and 115th in the World with 9,702 publications made and 423,459 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience, Child Psychology, Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#1 of 17In Norway
#27 of 846In Europe
#115 of 3,753In the World

University of Oslo
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199053105
199158120
199249110
199369171
199469146
199552123
199670139
199792295
1998100335
199999370
200091410
2001112674
2002122957
2003128624
2004147779
20051831207
2006187977
20072611370
20082931560
20093301453
20103481790
20113912045
20124283173
20134832795
20145252821
20155822697
20166723058
20176873771
20186084046
20196272256
20207302173

Computer Science

The University of Oslo ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Norway and 225th in the World with 7,833 publications made and 346,428 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Cognitive Science, Management Information Systems.

RankRanking
#2 of 16In Norway
#69 of 1,068In Europe
#225 of 4,494In the World

University of Oslo
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903055
19912120
19924244
19932891
19944479
199538142
199645125
199751200
199869183
199967244
200067258
200180342
200282217
200396831
2004114585
20051391056
2006185786
2007231769
20082571235
20093161090
20103541772
20113361821
20123752887
20133961876
20143761842
20154091930
20164263868
20174973132
20185515166
20196404250
20206743357

Engineering

The University of Oslo ranked 2nd for Engineering in Norway and 429th in the World with 7,774 publications made and 208,417 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering.

RankRanking
#2 of 17In Norway
#135 of 1,147In Europe
#429 of 4,716In the World

University of Oslo
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904332
19915161
19925852
19935458
19946878
199581132
19965979
199786159
199891127
199988171
2000117254
2001115281
2002140527
2003133419
2004163333
2005170523
2006203507
2007253751
2008292690
2009339758
2010364953
20113621430
2012352959
20133601237
20143181278
20153471068
20163741585
20174121693
20184171999
20194802000
20205241543

Business

The University of Oslo ranked 2nd for Business in Norway and 178th in the World with 4,176 publications made and 140,390 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Occupational Safety and Health, Human Resource Management, Project Management.

RankRanking
#2 of 16In Norway
#53 of 1,028In Europe
#178 of 4,080In the World

University of Oslo
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199053
19911428
19921819
19931751
19941723
19952075
19962547
199737168
199834114
199933117
200046129
200156174
200254247
200378308
200483363
2005101387
200697656
2007141597
2008141466
2009177671
2010214787
20112031071
2012207784
20132221153
2014245707
2015278922
2016288764
20172871289
2018247779
2019262934
2020301721

Mathematics

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Mathematics in Norway and 149th in the World with 3,472 publications made and 104,328 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics.

RankRanking
#1 of 14In Norway
#39 of 838In Europe
#149 of 3,475In the World

University of Oslo
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901425
19912429
19921349
19932425
19941521
19951652
19962648
199747130
19985194
199952141
20004091
200158202
200255377
200391206
200477224
200585243
2006103250
2007128444
2008125223
2009154457
2010155478
2011163535
2012167401
2013140444
2014169473
2015163480
2016215836
2017183861
20182141042
2019224863
2020214646

Economics

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Economics in Norway and 102nd in the World with 3,176 publications made and 112,505 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#1 of 13In Norway
#28 of 803In Europe
#102 of 3,117In the World

University of Oslo
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990918
19912154
19921139
19932356
19941420
19951854
199622135
199742104
199843188
199928203
200032168
200145171
200257190
200378280
200470174
200594421
200687708
2007108433
200892193
2009131514
2010135507
2011133395
2012149391
2013144652
2014190564
2015198514
2016210663
2017200784
2018189565
2019183295
2020203622

Art & Design

The University of Oslo ranked 1st for Art & Design in Norway and 154th in the World with 1,758 publications made and 23,407 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Literature, Aesthetics, Art History.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#1 of 11In Norway
#49 of 734In Europe
#154 of 2,801In the World

University of Oslo
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199072
199140
1992717
1993150
19941110
1995139
199695
1997833
19981110
19991512
200099
20012417
20022022
20032550
20042542
20053442
20065478
20074187
200858139
200953133
201081125
20117375
201281204
201390143
2014109145
2015100171
2016109258
2017114157
2018131229
2019168406
2020147178