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Department of Health Promotion and Development

Contact information

Department head: Elisabeth Fosse
Administrative leader: Grete Line Simonsen

Telephone: 55 58 86 94

Christiesgt. 13
5020 Bergen

E-mail: post@hemil.uib.no

About the Department

The Hemil Centre was established in 1988. It was reorganised as the Department of Health Promotion and Development in 2010, and includes the disciplines health promotion, child welfare and gender and development. The Department, which is interdisciplinary and covers health- and social science research, collaborates with researchers from other faculties and universities, both nationally and internationally.  

OPEN DATA HBSC

Open data on adolescent health in 41 countries released

A WHO-project on health in the adolescent population is now giving researchers access to data collected in 41 countries worldwide. The data gives insight on matters concerning health, well-being, social environment and health related behaviour of 11, 13 and 15 year old boys and girls.

New two-year M. Phil programme at the Department of Health Promotion & Development

Master of Philosophy in Global Development Theory and Practice

New Master of Philosophy in Global Development Theory and Practice with specialisation either in Gender in Global Development or in Health Promotion.