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Archaeology

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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

Archaeology

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.

News

Here are UiB’s most influential scientists

Archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood and cardiologist Kenneth Dickstein have both been named among the most cited researchers in the world.

RESEARCH | ARCHAEOLOGY

Humans used fire earlier than previously known

Humans living in South Africa in the Middle Stone Age used advanced heating techniques that vastly improved living conditions during the era.

RESEARCH | ARCHAEOLOGY

Technology and innovation not driven by climate change

Climate change was less important for technological innovation among Stone Age humans than previously assumed.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Skeletons reveal history

Using skeletons, biological anthropologist Stian Suppersberger Hamre studies the food and travels of Scandinavians who lived 1,000 years ago.

News

Four new centres aiming for excellence

Four research centres at the University of Bergen have gone to the second round in the process of becoming a Norwegian Centre of Excellence.