News and events



  • neps1 Carl Henrik Knutsen, Tore Wig and Håvard Nygård won the NEPS medal June 21, 2018 11:40 AM

    NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science

  • v-dem-bilde What democracy looked like 200 years ago May 9, 2018 12:45 PM

    How democratic was Norway in 1814? A new dataset allows you to explore the different dimensions of democracy from 1789 until now.

  • Europe’s biggest political science conference at the University of Oslo Oct. 2, 2017 3:15 PM

    - Thank you from the Local Organising Committee

    Only a few days before Norway’s General Elections more than 2000 experts on politics gathered at the University of Oslo for Europe’s biggest political science conference: ECPR General Conference 6 -9 September 2017. On the agenda was a broad range of interesting topics, amongst them: The future of the European welfare states, gender equality in recession, the EU and Brexit, Trump, and right-wing extremism and populism.