Global Challenges

A multidisciplinary strategic area at the University of Bergen.

SDG Conference 2018

Knowledge for our common future

Norwegian Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals – University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.

PhD course

New PhD course: Urban Transformations

Håvard Haarstad is co-organising a new PhD course on Urban Transformations to be held at the University of Oslo this fall.

Education Prize

Pertinent and Innovative MOOC

UiB’s highest education prize for 2017, the Owl Prize, has been awarded to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Occupational Health in Developing Countries”.


Between research and diplomacy

Professor Peter M. Haugan has long participated in high level work in the United Nations, building partnerships between science and diplomacy.


Asthma Medicine Halves Risk of Parkinson´s

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.