Norwegian mass murderer applies to study political science at the University of Oslo
Anders Behring Breivik, currently serving 21 years for the murder of 77 people in Norway, has submitted an application to the University of Oslo to study political science.
According to prison authorities, his request to study, previously thwarted through lack of documentation, is likely to be approved.
Like any other Norwegian convict, Breivik will be allowed the same access to material and education to prepare him for life after incarceration.
The right-wing extremist went on a rampage at a Labour Party youth camp on Utoya Island two years ago, citing political motivations for his actions.
University staff may not agree with the possible acceptance of Breivik’s submission but will have to abide by the usual applications processes and policy.