The Rector is the Chair of the University Board and on behalf of the Board has the ultimate responsibility for and management of all activity at the University of Bergen (UiB).
Rector Dag Rune Olsen and Pro-Rector Anne Lise Fimreite are elected for the period 2013–2017. For the same time period, Oddrun Samdal is Vice Rector for Education and Anne Christine Johannessen is Vice Rector for International Affairs. Robert Bjerknes is Vice rector for interdisciplinary affairs and large projects for the period 2015–2017.
Rector Olsen and his team aim for high quality in the university’s core activities: research, education, dissemination and innovation. Their ambition is to advance UiB’s position as an internationally recognised research university and one of the leading universities in the Nordic countries.
Olsen and his team are proponents of an inclusive and receptive style of leadership.