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Faculty of Social Sciences

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There are seven departments at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Bergen. We offer various courses and master's programmes taught in English.

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NEW EMPLOYEE

A ‘scholar at risk’ finds sanctuary

The Department of Comparative Politic's new guest professor is a target of the Azerbaijani regime.

NEWS | EU-GRANT

Katrine Løken awarded ERC Starting Grant

The economist Katrine Vellesen Løken has been awarded the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council.

Research focus

Bergen Group for Research on Human Futures

The future - the orientation towards a time yet to come - is fundamental for understanding contemporary global society. Read more about the researchers here.

NEWS | CENTRE OPENING

Millions awarded to child welfare research

Professor Marit Skivenes has received 10 million Norwegian kroner from the Research Council of Norway for her research on child care. The new grant is part of her new research centre, which will bring together world-class researchers in the field of law, child protection and children's rights.

NEWS | MIGRATION

A renewed focus on migration

Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan wants to strengthen research on migration and transnationality in Bergen as part of the University of Bergen's focus on global challenges, which is one of three focus areas in the university's strategy for 2016-2022.