University of Oslo

University of Oslo is one of the World's Top 100 universities, according to the Shanghai World Ranking (no. 62 in 2018). UiO offers world-class research and excellent research-based education, and attracts highly qualified students and researchers from all over the world. UiO is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked public institution of research and higher education with approximately 28 000students, 7 000 employees and 2 700 PhD candidates.


The Department of Geosciences is the broadest geoscientific research environment in Norway, from deep processes in the mantle, to surface processes and atmospheric processes – including their interactions. The Department is considered a world-leading institution as regard insights into the development of the Atlantic Margin. The Tectonnostratigraphic Research Group (TecStrat) at UiO is currently composed of ~15 ESR personnel that complete a multi-disciplinary approach to sedimentary basin development, infill, and their source-to-sink dynamic balancing.




S2S-FUTURE project gathers an outstanding European research and training network of 15 PhD students, hosted at world-leading academic institutions and industrial companies, whose aim is to develop the S2S paradigm as a powerful vector for understanding sedimentary accumulations as natural resources.

The project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 860383.