Academic Coordinator
Simon Malmberg
E-mail: Simon.Malmberg@uib.no
Phone: +47 55 58 22 00

Study Adviser
E-mail: advice@ahkr.uib.no

Expertise and Fields of Research


At the University of Bergen you can study all periods in prehistory from early human evolution in South Africa to the early historical periods in Scandinavia. You can also study classical archaeology and important developments in the Middle East, as well as the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Viking period and early Medieval periods of Norway and Scandinavia in general.

All courses are open to foreign exchange students. If necessary, courses will be given in English.

Centre of Excellence

Digging the past

The new Centre of Excellence at The University of Bergen aims to discover the past to understand the present.

Meet our employees

Goldsmith turned archaeologist

UiB researcher Karen van Niekerk's road to (a Centre of) excellence.


PhD candidate wins best student paper award

Archaeologist Magnus M. Haaland received the award at peer-reviewed conference in Newcastle.

Meet our employees

A love affair with Iceland

Ramona Harrison was born in Austria, educated in the US and is employed in Norway. But her academic heart belongs to Iceland.