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Centre for Development and the Environment

Photo from SUMs offices in Nydalen

Who are we?

We are a dynamic, international research centre with broad expertise within social and environmental sustainability. We use an interdisciplinary approach to understand local and global challenges and how they can be solved.

Postal address

University of Oslo
P.O. Box 1116 Blindern
0317 Oslo

Visiting address

Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
0484 Oslo

Phone: +47 22 85 89 00

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The University Board defines the mandate for SUM and nominates board members. The SUM board determines the Centre's organisation and budget.