The University of Bergen is an international research university in which all activity is based on academic freedom and curiosity-driven research. Particular emphasis is placed on three strategic research areas:

Marine research                               Global social challenges                                 Climate research and energy transition


Dealing with the future of energy

In her new project, social anthropologist Anna Szolucha wants to look at citizen engagement in climate and energy transformation. In particular, she asks: how do you involve people from the bottom and up?


The University of Bergen breaks new ground in Japan

“Japan is a good match for the University of Bergen”, says Dean Nina Langeland at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry who recently headed a UiB delegation visiting several Japanese institutions.


Media language slows down fight against poverty

Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.


Selected UiB research 2016

A selection of the excellent research conducted at the University of Bergen in the past twelve months.


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.

The UiB Magazine

The UiB Magazine is an annual research and education magazine published by the University of Bergen.

You can read the magazine for free online.