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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.

Ranking

UiB in the world’s top ten

UiB is the eighth most quoted university in the world within humanities, according to a new ranking from Times Higher Education.

researcher to watch

Rewarded for her Snapchat Research Stories

Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.

News

PhD candidate wins best student paper award

Archaeologist Magnus M. Haaland received the award at peer-reviewed conference in Newcastle.

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.

Meet our employees

Goldsmith turned archaeologist

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