Department of Psychosocial Science

Contact us

Head of Department: Norman Anderssen
Deputy: Nora Wiium
Head of Administration: Anlaug Lid

Adress: Post box 7807, 5020 BERGEN

Visiting adress: Christies gate 12 (4. etasje), 5015 BERGEN

Tel.: (+47) 55 58 31 90

E-mail: post@psysp.uib.no


Combining psychology and anthropology

Andrea Bender combines psychology and anthropology to observe how our language and culture shape the way we perceive the world.


Scholarships for the development of new research projects

UiB Global offers three scholarships for the development of research applications. Apply by April 22, 2016.

The PhD Interview

The PhD Interview: Pioneering research on steroids

The use of anabolic steroids has been linked to both violent aggression and suicide. In Dominic Sagoe's PhD the use of the dangerous drug has been mapped worldwide for the first time.

The department is responsible for the master's programme in psychology, the bachelor's and master's programmes in work- and organizational psychology, the bachelor's programme in general psychology and the one-year study in psychology.

Ongoing research projects consist of both basal and applied psychology and ranges from studies of personality and cognition to studies of people in social and societal situations.