Global and development-related research


Research related to global challenges facing our societies is one of three priority areas at the University of Bergen.

Poverty, health, food, water, democracy, environment and climate are among the topics that belong to this kind of research.

NorLARNet Conference 2016

Latin America Research for a Troubled World

NorLARNet's 3rd conference

ISsC seminar
Oct 26

On the Move - Global Migrations, Challenges and Responses

Thematic seminar in connection with the ISSC General Assembly, hosted by HiOA and co-organised by CROP.

BSRS 2016 Keynote

It is time to rename Earth

Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.


Talking about climate

The film "Når vi snakker om klima" (Talking about climate) is produced by 1001 Films for the LINGCLIM project (English subtitles).

Research related activities at UiB Global  
Comparative Research Programme on Poverty    
Nile Basin Research Programme
Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

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UiB Global is responsible for initiating and coordinating multi- and transdisciplinary research and related activities within the Univeristy's priority area of global challenges. The unit aims to strengthen synergies across disciplines and build on the University's long history of academic cooperation. Find out more

UiB Global areas on a world map