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.

Information for incoming students

New Student

Welcome as a New Student at The Faculty of Medicine!

New students

Welcome reception for incoming students

We are happy to welcome over 100 new international and master students for the study year 2017/2018.


– 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.


Weight gain between pregnancies increases risk of gestational diabetes

Studies shows that a weight gain of more than one BMI-unit from first to second pregnancy increases the risk of getting gestational diabetes in the second pregnancy.

9,5 million from the Norwegian Research Council

Finding the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

The research group around Karl Johan Tronstad at the Department of Biomedicine has been granted 9.5 million to investigate the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalopathy CFS/ME.

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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