Global and development-related research


Research related to global the 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.

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EADI Nordic Conference at UiB

"Globalisation at the Crossroads: Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries"

Bergen Summer Research School

Six PhD Courses on Global Challenges

This summer, we will take on some of the most pressing global challenges, from migration, higher education, and global health, to water management, poverty, and the use of language.

Open Lecture @ BSRS 2017
Jun 13

Migration, language and workplace interaction

What are the communicative practices adopted by an increasingly international workforce that uses a work language different from many employees' mother tongue?

Open Lecture @ BSRS 2017

Sustainability Science: The state of the field

A review of the state of sustainability science and some of the challenges with which researchers are grappling

Research related activities at UiB Global  
Comparative Research Programme on Poverty    
Nile Basin Research Programme
Bergen Summer Research School
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