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.


PhD workshop in Delhi

In May this year, a delegation from the Faculty of Law travelled to the National Law University Delhi to participate in a workshop for PhD candidates.


Learning about Chinese law in Beijing

Ten law students from Bergen are in China this month in order to learn more about Chinese law and legal culture.


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.


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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