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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.

Alumni of the month

Alumni of the month: Hope Corbin

Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington...

ERC Grants

The difference between science and research

Interview with Dr Kenneth Hugdahl on his research into auditory hallucination, why meaningful scientific advancement takes time and how the European Research Council (ERC) is integral in making it happen.

Research

Small electrical shocks give healthier brains

Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.

New employee

Ørnulf Lillestøl is the new director at the Faculty of Psychology

Ørnulf Lillestøl has accepted the position as director at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen. He will start working at UiB in March 2018.

News

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.

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.