Contact information

Department head: Elisabeth Fosse
Administrative leader: Grete Line Simonsen

Telephone: 55 58 86 94

Christiesgt. 13
5020 Bergen


About the Department

The Department of Health Promotion and Development, former Research Center for Health Promotion, was established in 1988 by the University of Bergen with support from the Norwegian Health Association and is organized under the Faculty of Psychology. The Department carries out research and offers teaching programmes with relevance for health promotion. The Department is cross-disciplinary and collaborates closely with researchers in other faculties and it is a leading international academic institution in the field of health promotion research.



The Department of Health Promotion and Development (HEMIL) holds seminars bi-monthly from 12:00 - 13:00. All research concerning HEMIL areas of interest are welcome. Kindly get in touch with Maggie Baldomir if you are interested in presenting a topic.