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Global Challenges



Global challenges affect us all — they are complex and interdisciplinary by nature, and influence how we work and collaborate across disciplines at the University of Bergen.




Fighting child mortality in Uganda

Researcher Victoria Nankabirwa is leading two research projects that aim to reduce child mortality in Uganda.

BSRS 2018

Six PhD Courses on Global Challenges

This summer, we take on some of the biggest global challenges, from health and cultural heritage in a digital age, to ecology and ethics, food security, and rights as political tools.


UiB launches new sustainable ocean research centre

The University of Bergen has created a new centre to strengthen research on a sustainable ocean and to give scientific advice to authorities and international bodies.


Funds for cooperation projects in Global Challenges

Strategy area for Global Challenges has allocated funds to promote scientific interfaculty cooperation in 2018.


SDG Conference is to be annual event

At the SDG Conference Bergen, Rector Dag Rune Olsen promised to make the University of Bergen climate neutral by 2030. The university will also host an annual conference on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.