Department of Informatics

Did you start your computer science studies outside of Norway? We have several options for you to be a student of our department or to start a research career with us:

Exchange Students

Master studies

Joint Master´s Program in Software Engineering    |    Master´s Program in Informatics

PhD studies


Algorithms  |  Bioinformatics  |  Optimization  |  Programming Theory  |  Reliable Communication  |  Visualization

Informatics is synonymous to computer science, the science of designing and programming digital systems and software. We prepare our graduates for highly diverse careers in ICT, finance, media and academia. 

If you have questions, feel free to contact our study advisor.

Education | Computer Science

Thinking of Studying Computer Science? Choose UiB!

Are you thinking about studying computer science and uncertain where this field could lead you? With a wide range of masters programs, competitive PhD positions and six internationally-recognized research groups, the Department of Informatics at UiB has you covered.

Research | Informatics

A joint effort to boost information security

The Department of Informatics cooperates with Simula Research Laboratory to increase data security in Norway. The partnership will materialize in a new company called Simula@UiB.


Teaching the computer how to think

When the conversation gets dull, Daniel Lokshtanov relaxes with tasks too complicated for computers to solve. That has made him one of Norway’s top algorithm researchers.

Our paper on TIM barrel proteins is out!

Similarity in shape dictates signature intrinsic dynamics despite no functional conservation in TIM Barrel enzymes

Similarity in Shape Dictates Signature Intrinsic Dynamics Despite No Functional Conservation in TIM Barrel Enzymes

University Ranking

UiB among top 100 European universities

The University of Bergen (UiB) is ranked number 92 on Times Higher Education’s list of top 200 universities in Europe.

"The good thing about being a student at the department is being in a very good academic environment and international cooperation."  - Uma Behera

Meet our students!


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Master student in program development

The good thing about being a student at the department is being in a very good academic environment
Uma Behera