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Find information about the University of Oslo’s use of cookies.

The use of cookies is regulated by the Electronic Communications Act §2-7b (in Norwegian). The use of cookies is not permitted unless the user has been informed and has agreed to the following:

  • what information is being processed
  • what purpose does the processing of this information have
  • who processes the information

Below you will find information about the University of Oslo’s use of cookies. By being on the UiO web site, you are consenting to cookies in your browser.

Purpose of using cookies

  • usage pattern analysis and statistics (Google Analytics, A/B testing and user surveys)
  • log in and managing the web site, including some user preferences (like language)
  • display of study programs and courses for UiO students
  • that the user has been informed and consented

Content of cookies

The cookies used for logging in and for displaying study programs and courses may be linked to you as an individual in the UiO system. All other cookies are anonymized to prevent us from associating information about your use of the site as an individual.

Google analytics

UiO uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of our web site. The online analysis service is provided by Google, inc. (Google), and uses cookies to analyze how users use the site. The IP address is anonymized before it is sent to Google.

Google can transfer statistics to a third party if this is demanded by law or in cases where the third party processes information on behalf of Google.

More information

Read more about privacy and the processing of personal information at UiO. If you need more information, please contact

Published June 26, 2018 12:50 PM - Last modified Jan. 16, 2023 9:37 AM