Welcome to the Department of Economics at the University of Bergen. On these pages you will find information about the department, our study programs and courses, our research, student activities and much more.

Our aim is to give comprehensive information about the department and our activities. If you dont find answers to your questions here, please call us or send us a message and we will be happy to help you.

Core Competence

The core competence at the Department of Economics is within game theory, incentive theory and applied microeconometrics on the empirical side.

Based on this core competence the faculty publishes within the fields of


  • Labour and education economics
  • Health economics
  • Industrial organisation and economic organisation
  • Social insurance and social policy
  • Resource, energy, and environmental economics
  • Development economics