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The Norwegian Institute in Rome (DniR) is part of the University of Oslo, and contributes to the national research and education objectives.

The Institute currently employs eight people, of whom four have academic profiles. In addition, two classical archaeologists are affiliated with the Institute as prof. emeriti, and guest researchers from all the Norwegian universities visit the Institute throughout the year.

The Institute is administered by the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Oslo.

Institute partners

Collaborating universities contribute financially to the Institute, and benefit though the use of Institute facilities and services. Institute partners are currently:

Institute Council

The Council of The Norwegian Institute meets twice a year, and has the following members (2019-2021):

  • Mathilde Skoie (Head of Council, Pro-Dean at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo)
  • Brita Brenna (Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo)
  • Søren Handberg (Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo)
  • Åslaug Ommundsen (Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen)
  • Håkon Roland (Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo)

Thorbjørn Nordbø represents the Faculty of Humanities (University of Oslo) at the council meetings (observer), and Anne Nicolaysen (The Norwegian Institute in Rome) acts as secretary to the council.

    Published Aug. 18, 2020 10:45 AM - Last modified Oct. 1, 2021 10:37 AM