Campus Life

The University of Bergen has around 14 500 students and our city campus make them a familiar feature of Bergen's urban landscape

Most of UiB's faculties, libraries and study halls are located close to Nygårdshøyden in the heart of the city, with a short distance to cafes, sports halls, parks and shops.

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry is located just outside the city centre on Årstadvollen, close to Haukeland University Hospital.


  • Student Organisations and Activities

    Get involved and join one of Bergen's 160 student organisations and activities!

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    The Student Welfare Organisation (SiB)

    SiB is partly funded by the semester fee, and is responsible for housing, nurseries, cafeterias, counselling services, and sports facilities for students and employees. As a student at the University of Bergen you are automatically a member of SiB when you pay the compulsory semester fee, or on the basis of an exchange agreement.

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    Student Accommodation

    International students may apply for student accommodation to the Student Welfare Organisation (SiB)

  • Student Cafeterias
    SiB runs approximately 20 on-campus cafeterias in Bergen, with a varied selection of menus.
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    Safety at UiB – our common responsibility

    UiB is continuously working to secure a safe environment for our students, employees and guests. To make sure UiB is a safe place for everyone, you should know about our safety procedures, first-aid and fire instructions.

  • University of Bergen Library
    The University of Bergen Library has more than 1,3 million books, of which 220 000 are e-books
  • Student Bergen
    Student Bergen is a non-commercial website for everything associated with student life in Bergen.
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    Psychosocial learning environment

    The psychosocial learning environment covers psychological and social factors that have consequences for satisfaction, health and ability to perform at the place of study.