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Department of Informatics

Computer science is the science behind any software, from computer programs, mobile apps and games, to major IT systems, databases and web portals.

With a wide range of study programs, competitive PhD positions and six recognized research groups, you have many opportunities at the Department of Informatics at UiB. Graduates from us are highly sought after in the labor market, and we prepare our graduates for highly diverse careers in ICT, finance, media and academia. 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.

Learn more about our bachelor, master and PhD programs or our exchange programs.

Here you can find admission information on how to apply to the University of Bergen.

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Anya Helene Bagge is Lecturer of the Year

She’s both a groundbreaking computer scientist and an excellent teacher; and now she’s awarded the Teaching Prize at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

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Amazing results from our students in NCPC

Last weekend, NCPC, the Nordic Collegiate Programming Contest, was held, and students from informatics did well! In the student class (ICPC eligible) UiB became the best Norwegian university with 5 of the top 6 places.

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Meet people at II - Sergej Stoppel

Meet our PhD candidate, Sergej Stoppel, who teach computers to understand what you want to do. How about having a robot draw your portrait for example?

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Welcome to us!

- I think it's really nice to study informatics in Bergen. We have a very good study environment. There is always a possibility to get help from both lecturers and fellow students, no matter what it should be! It's a good environment for learning here, and everyone helps everyone learn new...

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Meet people at II - Noeska Smit

- I really enjoy working here with the people in the visualization group, and also the opportunities for collaborating with other scientists. Besides work, I think the city of Bergen is really amazing. Both my partner and I love the nature that the surroundings of Bergen have to offer, and the large...

Study With Us!

Learn more about our Bachelor, MasterPhD and Exchange programs.

Find out how to apply to all our programs.

Best ICT Institute in Norway

Rated by the Research Council of Norway in 2012

Best Master's Programme in Scientific and Technical Subjects

Rated by Studiebarometeret in 2015

Best Master's Programme in Information and Computer Technology

Rated by Studiebarometeret in 2016