Faculty of Psychology

Faculty of Psychology

The Faculty of Psychology offers vocational training for psychologists, is responsible for university teaching training at UiB, contributes with the pedagogy part of teacher training and offers degree courses in a wide range of subjects: child welfare, health promotion, education, special education, psychology, work and organizational psychology and speech therapy. The Faculty's main focus in research is related to health, learning, development-related research and basic research in a broad sense.

Mentor Week

The start of a new semester also has a social dimension. Here you will find the program for the Mentor Week at the Faculty of Psychology, where experienced students lead the new students through a week of social events and happenings.

Semester Startup

New Student

Welcome to the University of Bergen! This is what you need to know during your first weeks as a UiB student.

New Center of Excellence

Digging the past

Researchers at the Faculty of Psychology, Torill Christine Lindstrøm, Kenneth Hugdahl and Andrea Bender, are participating in the new Center of Excellence - Early Sapiens Behaviour.

May-Britt Moser awarded honorary doctorate

Nobel Prize laureat May-Britt Moser was awarded an honorary doctorate at the doctoral awards ceremony May 5th by The Faculty of Psychology.


Millions of funding for musical Alzheimer’s research

The neuroscientist and music therapist Stefan Kölsch at the University of Bergen has received funding for his project to help Alzheimer’s patients through music.

Doctoral Education

The doctoral education lasts for a standard period of three years and includes independent scientific work in the form of a thesis to be defended at a public defence. In addition, the organized doctoral education includes a training module (30 ects) lasting one semester.