Astonishing discoveries

Shines new light on human evolution

Groundbreaking research puts human evolution in a new perspective as significant archaeological findings reveals sign of modern human behavior 300 000 years ago.


SpaceX launches UiB into space

This April Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch a new rocket from Kennedy Space Center. There won't be a Tesla in the payload this time, but advanced measuring instruments developed partly at the University of Bergen.

Holberg Award

Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize Laureates 2018 Announced

The Holberg Prize 2018 is awarded to American legal scholar Cass Sunstein for his groundbreaking research in law and related fields. The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Norwegian political scientist Francesca R. Jensenius for her outstanding research on elections, development patterns, and the...


How to live next to the world's most active volcano

How do people live in a place where the question is not if the disaster will happen, but when?


Mare Nullius: Professor Edvard Hviding awarded Toppforsk grant

Social anthropologist Edvard Hviding is one of three University of Bergen researchers to receive five years of major funding from the prestigious Toppforsk programme, awarded by the Research Council of Norway, for his project Mare Nullius.