The Lying Pen of Scribes Conference —  4–6 May 2022

View of Rome

MF is one of the partner institutions of The Norwegian Institute in Rome. The institute has a scholarship scheme for young researchers without fixed-term positions, and for MA students. The call is out with application deadline 15 October for the spring term (and 15 May for the Autumn). 

Collage with portrait of Ute Hüsken and picture from a ritual in a Hindu temple.

The relationship between religious texts and lived religion is central to Ute Hüsken's research. In her next planned project, she will open up new opportunities for research in this intersection.

Students in the library.

Monday 6 September was the official opening of MF's new writing center in the library.


Kollasj med skjermbilder fra masterbloggen

– For a long time, I've been thinking about the fact that research done by master's students gets much too little attention, says Marielle Stigum Gleiss. She is associate professor of human geography at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society. This year she has given master's students a new opportunity to shine.

pictures of Oslo and MF

MF offers MA studies in Theology, Religion and Social Science.
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Brent Nongbri and manuscript

The Research Council of Norway has allocated NOK 11.7 million to Professor Brent Nongbri's research project EthiCodex. The research project addresses the history of the early codex and aims to develop a new methodology and ethics for manuscript studies.

Bilder av de kvinnelige professorene på MF

In 15 years, MF has gone from 0 to 42 % female professors.

Blossom Stefaniw

Dr. Blossom Stefaniw will join MF as Professor of the Intellectual History of Christianity in February 2021.

Gina Lende og telt-leir

MF is taking part in a new, large, international research project that will investigate how Muslim humanitarian agencies operate in areas of crisis, and how different Muslim organizations, philanthropists and government initiatives cooperate on this work across national boundaries.