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.


Water, Climate and Society

Water experts will gather in Bergen from June 13-24, 2016, for the Bergen Summer Research School for PhD candidates and junior researchers. See website


UiB leads the way for NORPART

UiB receives funding to prepare eleven project applications for the new NORPART programme aimed at collaboration with partners in developing countries.

Breakfast Forum

Yemen - the unhappy Arabia?

Knut Vikør, Eirik Hovden and Reier Møll Schoder in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.

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