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Faculty of Medicine

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine is one of 7 faculties at the University of Bergen, and has about 1900 students.

The Faculty consists of 5 departments, which provide the foundations for its teaching and research activities.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Diabetes medicine reduces Parkinson’s risk

A UiB-study shows that the taking of diabetes medicine reduces the risk of getting Parkinson´s disease.

Research results

Choosing Between Starvation and Disease

Esprance Kashala-Abotnes, a CIH researcher, is training care-givers in DRC how to prevent Konzo Disease in very young Congolese children.

Education Prize

Pertinent and Innovative MOOC

UiB’s highest education prize for 2017, the Owl Prize, has been awarded to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Occupational Health in Developing Countries”.

INTERVIEW NEW DEAN

– Importance of having fun at work

Per Bakke is the new Dean of The Faculty of Medicine (MED). Learn more about him in this interview.

Research Project

Gates Funds Ethiopian Health Priorities Project for $3 million

University of Bergen Professor, Ole Frithjof Norheim will co-lead the project together with Assistant Professor Stéphane Verguet from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Doctoral education

The aim of the research program at the Faculty of Medicine (the PhD degree) is to qualify the candidate for research activities and other work requiring a high level of scientific insight within the Faculty's research fields.

The Faculty of Medicine also administers the dr.philos. degree, which is an independent degree without supervision and organised research training. The two degrees are considered equal in status.

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