The Academy building

The Gobelin banquet room.

Conference and banqueting rooms available for renting

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters rents out parts of the house for meetings, symposia and parties. This is available both to members and non-members. 

The premises

The premises hold a high standard in venerable surroundings, and are suitable for symposia and academic meetings as well as parties. The premises are not suitable for weddings or events that include dancing.

The dining hall seats up to 86 guests. 

Kavlisalen i Akademiet. Foto: Hans Kristian Thorbjørnsen.
Kavli lecture hall.

The Kavli lecture hall can accomodate up to 100 guests. It is equipped with a sound system with an inductive loop, a desktop computer and a projector, as well as video recording equipment. 


The Academy collaborates with two catering companies, that can be used for events in the house:
• Spiskammerset AS:

• Christiania Fine Dining:

For any questions regarding renting the Academy house for symposiums, dinner parties etc. please contact
Senior Adviser Line Therese Nævestad
Phone: +47 22 84 15 04
(switchboard: + 47 22 84 15 00)