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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.

NEWS

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.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Combining psychology and anthropology

Andrea Bender combines psychology and anthropology to observe how our language and culture shape the way we perceive the world.

RESEARCH | PSYCHOLOGY

Finger on the pulse of terror

An organized terror attack will have greater impact in a country like Norway than in a country like Israel. This has been shown in a new study at the University of Bergen.

OPEN DATA HBSC

Open data on adolescent health in 41 countries released

A WHO-project on health in the adolescent population is now giving researchers access to data collected in 41 countries worldwide. The data gives insight on matters concerning health, well-being, social environment and health related behaviour of 11, 13 and 15 year old boys and girls.

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.