Researchers at the Department work within the disciplines of literature, area studies and linguistics within European languages apart from the Nordic ones. Research is often carried out within the frame of a collaborative project, or by individual scholars. Visit our project presentations to learn more.
More about our research groups.
Mandatory teaching in minority languages and the practice of child exchange are some of the many ways in which Eastern Europeans have defied the idea of one nation – one language.
ILOS is the host department for Literature, Cognition, and Emotions (LCE), which is a research and education initiative at the Faculty of Humanities. LCE has its origin from a research group at ILOS.
Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE) is an interdisciplinary hub that brings together literary studies, linguistics, psychology and neurosciences in a new conversation about literature.
The Centre for Slavic and East European Studies at the University of Oslo promotes in-depth knowledge of Russia and the post-Soviet states, Central Europe, and the Balkans.
The Centre’s academic staff specialises in languages, literature, culture, history, politics, and society in this part of the world.