Faculty of Law




About the faculty

The Faculty of Law is located in the centre of Bergen, overlooking the Bergen fjord.

At the Faculty of Law we focus on high quality research and teaching within a variety of legal areas. Our international profile is reflected both in research activities and in the substantial number of students which we have the pleasure of welcoming every semester. It is also seen in the number of students from our Faculty travelling abroad.

The Holberg Week

The Nils Klim Seminar: Understanding emission trading

Nils Klim Laureate Sanja Bogojević will present her research at an open seminar hosted by the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen.


On the 17th of May, the National celebration packs the streets with joy

On the 17th of May takes place one of the most important celebrations in Norway, and possibly one of the biggest National day celebrations across the world.


Intensified Commitment to Tax Law

In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, the importance of tax law is becoming increasingly evident. UiB’s Faculty of Law and the Norwegian School of Economics are partnering up to enhance expertise in this field.


New PhD Fellows in Law

In spring 2016 four new fellows started on the PhD programme in law. Lill Haukanes will be writing her doctoral thesis in civil law and children’s rights, Malin Johansen on the legal framework for private investigations, Knut Knapskog on maritime law and the topic of Torhild Nordtveit's thesis...


Better opportunities to get to know Norwegian students

International students will be better integrated with Norwegian students than previously, as the Faculty is making it compulsory for Norwegian students to take a course taught in English.

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