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. 


IBM receives 7 out of 9 grants

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry received a total of 9 the Research Council of Norway’s FRMEDBIO grants last week. 7 of them go to researches at the Department of Biomedicine.


Receiving EU-funding for international project

Dagny Faksvåg Haugen at the UiB has been given the great mission to coordinate an EU-funded international project, looking into palliative care for dying cancer patients in 7 countries worldwide.


The Norwegian prime minister commends research from the Lorens team at BerGenBio and CCBIO

The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg highlighted CCBIO PI James Lorens and his company BerGenBio in her New Year's Address as an example of excellent cancer research.

Research | Nutrition

Very-high-fat diet reversed obesity and disease risk

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


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.

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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