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International Staff at UiB

In 2015 twenty percent of all employees at UiB had foreign citizenships, in 2017 the number is 23 percent with citizenship other than Norwegian.

International Staff 2017

In September 2017, the University of Bergen has 4614 people registered as employees (incl. full and part-time positions).

1047 employees, or 23 %, have a citizenship other than Norwegian.

Among PhD-candidates there are 37 % with foreign nationality.

There are 81 different nationalities among UiB staff.

 

It varies among different university units how many international employees they have. Here are some numbers for percentages with non-Norwegian citizenship:

MN faculty: 43 % 

Department of Informatics: 66 %

Department of Biomedicine: 36 %

Department of Foreign Languages 26 %

Statistics of international employees 2015

Statistics of international employees working at University of Bergen show they come from all continents and 79 countries.

Germany is the dominating foreign nationalities with 137 persons, followed by Sweden with 70 persons and United Kingdom with 64.

Among the scientific staff 27 % have a foreign nationality.

Table of employees 2015 sorted by nationality and type of job.

Country

Administration

Technical

Scientific

Total

Continent

France

2

2

26

30

Europe

Angola

 

 

2

2

Africa

Armenia

 

 

1

1

Europe

Austria

1

 

7

8

Europe

Australia

 

 

6

6

Australia and Oceanica

Bangladesh

 

1

5

6

Asia

Belgium

 

1

11

12

Europe

Bulgaria

1

1

2

4

Europe

Brasil

 

1

4

5

America

Botswana

 

 

1

1

Africa

Belarus

 

 

1

1

Europe

Canada

1

 

10

11

America

Switzerland

 

 

13

13

Europe

Chile

1

2

1

4

America

Cameroon

 

 

1

1

Africa

China

 

3

32

35

Asia

Costa Rica 

 

 

1

1

America

Cuba

 

 

1

1

America

Cyprus

 

 

1

1

Europe

Czech Republic

 

2

7

9

Europe

Germany

6

15

116

137

Europe

Danmark

3

3

26

32

Europe

Algeria

 

 

1

1

Africa

Ecuador

 

1

 

1

America

Estonia

1

 

5

6

Europe

Spain

1

3

22

26

Europe

Greece

 

2

2

4

Europe

Finland

1

2

11

14

Europe

Faroe Islands

 

 

1

1

Europe

United Kingdom  

4

7

53

64

Europe

Ghana

 

 

4

4

Africa

 Greece

1

1

8

10

Europe

Croatia

 

 

5

5

Europe

Hungary

 

1

 

1

Europe

Ireland

1

 

5

6

Europe

India

1

1

18

20

Asia

Irak

 

1

1

2

Asia

Iran

 

 

17

17

Asia

Island

 

 

11

11

Europe

Italy

1

3

20

24

Europe

Japan 

 

1

3

4

Asia

Kazakhstan

 

 

1

1

Asia

Lithuania

2

 

1

3

Europe

Luxembourg

 

 

2

2

Europe

Latvia

1

 

1

2

Europe

Macedonia

 

1

1

2

Europe

Mauritius

 

 

1

1

Africa

Mexico

 

1

1

2

America

Netherlands

2

1

19

22

Europe

Norway

848

551

1999

3398

Europe

Nepal

 

 

6

6

Asia

New zealand

 

 

2

2

Australia and Oceanica

Peru

1

2

2

5

America

Pakistan

 

1

4

5

Asia

Poland

1

8

9

18

Europe

Palestine

 

1

 

1

Asia

Portugal

 

1

9

10

Europe

Romania

 

3

9

12

Europe

Serbia

1

 

1

2

Europe

Russia

2

2

17

21

Europe

Sudan

 

 

4

4

Africa

Sweden

1

8

61

70

Europe

Singapore

 

 

2

2

Asia

Slovakia

 

 

5

5

Europe

Senegal

 

 

1

1

Africa

Tunisia

1

 

1

2

Africa

Turkey

 

 

8

8

Asia

Taiwan

 

 

2

2

Asia

Tanzania

2

 

1

3

Africa

Ukraine

2

1

9

12

Europe

Uganda

 

 

6

6

Africa

USA

7

3

41

51

America

Venezuela

 

 

2

2

America

Vietnam

1

 

1

2

Asia

South Africa

 

 

5

5

Africa

Zimbabwe

1

1

2

4

Africa

Unregistered

6

 

26

32

 

Total

905

639

2724

4268