Centre for International Health

CIH’s research, teaching and capacity building in global health will contribute to improved health in the poorer countries of the world.

CIH will educate the best students in Global Health

CIH collaborates with partners at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry as well as across Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), and at many other national and international institutions.

CIH hosts the Secretariats for the Norwegian Global Health Forum and the Norwegian Global Health Institute.

CIH hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).


Admission to Exchange Studies

Embark on your exchange adventure next academic year! Apply by 1 May.
Online course

Free online course on work and health

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.

Medical student elective

Unique Global Health Opportunity

During their medical student career, students at the University of Bergen have the option of taking an elective course called “Global Health”.

Register now!

EADI Nordic Conference at UiB

"Globalisation at the Crossroads: Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries"


New MOOC in Medical Peace Work

CIH, IGS and UiB are launching a new interactive Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Medical Peace Work.