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Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is a multidisciplinary faculty that currently teaches more than 3700 students and offers a substantial number of programmes leading to a wide range of academic and professional qualifications. These cover a variety of disciplines within the areas of philosophy, language studies, history and cultural studies, aesthetic and literary studies, and music and artistic research.

exhibition | palmyra
Jun 30

Journeys to Tadmor

An exhibition about history and cultural heritage in Palmyra and the Middle East. Opens at Bryggens Museum on June 30th.

Meet our employees

Goldsmith turned archaeologist

UiB researcher Karen van Niekerk's road to (a Centre of) excellence.

News

EU success for research centre

The Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities has been extremely successful with their EU applications. We asked centre director Matthias Kaiser to reveal the secret of their success.

Research in front

Philosopher by accident

Michael Baumgartner is the mind behind the method Coincidence Analysis. Fittingly, coincidence played a major role when he chose his career in philosophy.

RESEARCH | LANGUAGE

Media language slows down fight against poverty

Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.