Department of Informatics

Informatics - computer science - programming

Informatics is synonymous to computer science, the science of designing and programming digital systems and software.

Information for prospective international students

If you have started 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:

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


Travelling at the speed of algorithms

Young researcher Michał Pilipczuk has solved a 20 year-old mathematical riddle. His work can help computers make better choices. It also brought him the 2013 Meltzer Award for young researchers.


Students from Bergen won IDI Open 2014

Three students from the Department of Informatics, all master students in Algorithms, won the programming contest IDI Open 2014.

Meltzer prize

Michał Pilipczuk from informatics gets this year's Meltzer prize for young researchers

Every year the Meltzer foundation hands out prizes to young and exceptional researchers at the University of Bergen


OK Computer: a world of algorithms

The world is full of problems, but not every problem has a good algorithm that can solve it. Meet the researchers who make the computer think.



Are you or have you been a student at the Department of Informatics?

Log on to UiB's Alumni page to stay in touch with former classmates.