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Global and development-related research is one of two priority areas for research at the University of Bergen.

 

UiB Global is a unit responsible for initiating and coordinating multi- and transdisciplinary research and related activities within this priority area.

 

The unit aims to strengthen synergies across disciplines and build on the University´s long history of academic cooperation with partners in the Global South.

 

UiB Global's academic coordinator reports directly to Rector.

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Africa Middle East Asia Europe Latin America North America The Pacific

Poverty, health, food, water, democracy, environment and climate are among the topics that belong to development-related research - one of UiB's two priority areas. Find out about UiB's research groups or browse the map to see what we do around the world.

  • Bergen Summer Research School
    Keynote Speaker: Professor Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food.

    BSRS with a long list of open lectures

    This year’s list of plenary sessions is packed with exciting titles and original researchers.

  • UiB Global Lecture
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    Time to reflect on the MDGs

    Development expert urges Universities to help reflect on how the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) have influenced and distorted development policies and strategies.

  • Global Seminars
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    New multidisciplinary seminar series

    UiB Global launces a seminar series for researchers and students engaged with development related challenges.

  • NORHED
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    Improving weather forecasting

    UiB has teamed up with universities in South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda to develop the meteorological capacity of the three countries.