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UiB is the eighth most quoted university in the world within humanities, according to a new ranking from Times Higher Education.
Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers at the University of Bergen have found that asthma medicine can halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson´s disease.
Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.
Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.
UiB is once again Norway's most cited university. That was the result of a major new survey. On a worldwide basis, UiB has also climbed up the rankings due to frequently cited and international researchers.
At least eight million tons of plastic ends up in the oceans every year. A new exhibition at the University Museum of Bergen tells the story about the whale that showed the world how damaging plastic pollution is.
Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan wants to strengthen research on migration and transnationality in Bergen as part of the University of Bergen's focus on global challenges, which is one of three focus areas in the university's strategy for 2016-2022.
Thomas Piketty's bestseller about capitalism made it clear to Yvette Peters what her next research project would focus on: political inequality.
In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.
The University of Bergen has success in the QS university rankings, based on subject areas. Within the category of marine research, the University of Bergen was named the 37th best in the world.
Artist Hildur Bjarnadóttir tells stories of colors and belonging in her recent doctoral work at the University of Bergen. She works from a plot of land in Southern Iceland, using plants to make art in unexpected ways.
The Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2017 application deadline is coming up on March 1. Join us this summer for a cross-disciplinary research school exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing our world.
With support from the Research Council of Norway, the graphics company Vizrt and the University of Bergen are developing a world-leading tool for online video editing.
The mobile phone has become the journalist's primary tool. New technologies are being integrated in the journalism and new media studies at the University of Bergen.
A sick goose-beaked whale was found on the west coast of Norway. Its stomach was filled eith 30 plastic bags, and many smaller pieces of plastic. The whale was emaciated, and scientists believe that the plastic had gathered in such an amount in its stomach that it had created a plug, stopping the digestive process.
A selection of the excellent research conducted at the University of Bergen in the past twelve months.
Norwegian research is becoming increasingly cited and research from the University of Bergen is in a class of its own.
The University of Bergen has received an “Excellent International Student Satisfaction Award”.

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