New semester

UiB academic year gets underway

Thousands of new UiB students have arrived in Bergen. Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg was among the welcoming party at a ceremony in Nygårdsparken on 15 August.


Stronger international focus

Hundreds of international UiB-students attended the welcome programme in Grieghallen. This year, the university has strengthened the international effort, opening a new international centre.


The burglary at the University Museum of Bergen

The morning of August 14, employees at the University Museum of Bergen discovered a break in at The Cultural History Collections. So far 400 objects are registered as missing.

Exchange student

– I’m Irish so the rain will not bother me!

Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.


Research for the worst off in the labour market

Georg Picot has long done research on temporary employment. For his next project he wants to study low-wage employment and how the state influences wages.