Best Universities in Norway

Following are some of the best ranking universities in Norway:

University of Bergen
- Rated 144th in the QS World University Rankings™ 2009. In the subject rankings it is placed 107th in Social Sciences; 116th in Arts & Humanities; 231st in Natural Sciences; and 256th in Life Sciences & Biomedicine.

Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU)
- Ranked 1st in Norway and 49th in the world (Webometrics Rankings, January 2010).
- 139th internationally for Engineering & IT (QS World University Rankings™ 2009). Overall it is placed 270th among the world's best institutions.
- NTNU was ranked 2nd in a pan-European survey of more than 55 universities of technology that educate engineers.

University of Oslo
- 55th in the world (Webometrics Rankings, Jan 2010), ahead of University of Bergen (142nd internationally).
- 1st in Norway and 188th globally (Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2007).
- It is the only institution in Norway to be placed in the global top 100 (at 65th overall) according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2009. It is also placed in the world's top 100 for Social Sciences.

Norwegian School of Economics and Business administration (NHH)
- It is ranked 47th in Europe in the Financial Times rankings of Top 65 European MBA programs (2008).
- According to the FT alumni survey NHH is rated the best in Europe for Economics, ahead of the London School of Economics. Finance also comes out very well, with the alumni survey rating NHH number 4 in Europe. The FT Masters in Management ranking 2005 is based on the results of two extensive surveys, where both alumni and the schools themselves have taken part.

University of Tromso
- It is one of only 4 Norwegian institutions made it to the World Top 501 universities in the ARWU 2009.
- 17th among the Top 50 Universities for Staff to Student Ratio, according to the THES- QS World Ranking 2007.

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