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Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 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.


Study Health Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry offers courses and degrees at Bachelor's, Master's and PhD level. 

News

New ethics center opened in Addis Ababa

On February 28th 2017 the Center for Medical Ethics and Priority Setting (CMEPS) was officially opened by the CEO of the Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences Dr. Rezene Berhe.

Intervention Research

Maternal mortality more than halved

In some parts of the world maternal mortality is still high. CIH Professor Bernt Lindtjørn led a project that led to significant improvements in south-western Ethiopia.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Lung function decline in menopausal women

Menopausal women appear to experience a decline in lung function, comparable to smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.

Research | Nutrition

Very-high-fat diet reversed obesity and disease risk

New study challenges the long-held idea that saturated fats are unhealthy.

Doctoral education

The aim of the research program at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (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 and Dentistry 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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