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The Suitability Committee

The committee follows up the Regulations relating to Sustainability in Higher Education.

Special suitability assessment rules have been established to ensure that individual students are suitable for their future occupations:

-          1-year programme in educational theory and practice

-          Pharmacy

-          Medicine

-          Psychology

-          Odontology

-          Dental hygiene programme

-          Clinical nutrition


In addition, students are subject to a continuous suitability assessment throughout their studies. This assessment forms part of an overall assessment of the student's professional, pedagogical and personal qualifications for functioning in the relevant occupation.

Section 4-10 of the Act relating to Universities and University Colleges and the Regulations relating to Suitability in Higher Education contain provisions concerning suitability assessments. A Suitability Committee has been established at the University of Bergen, chaired by the Pro-Rector. The Pro-Rector has also been assigned responsibility for suitability.