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Faculty of Social Sciences

Want to study social sciences?

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

If you want more information about studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, please contact the Student Information Centre.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Fighting for democracy

Thomas Piketty's bestseller about capitalism made it clear to Yvette Peters what her next research project would focus on: political inequality.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Dealing with the future of energy

In her new project, social anthropologist Anna Szolucha wants to look at citizen engagement in climate and energy transformation. In particular, she asks: how do you involve people from the bottom and up?

NEWS | HONORARY DOCTORATE

American sociologist is awarded honorary doctorate at UiB

The distuingished American sociologist Arthur L. Stinchcombe has been appointed a honorary doctor at the University of Bergen.

EDUCATION | MEDIA STUDIES

Media education in front in Bergen

In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.

RESEARCH | POLITICAL STUDIES

When reintegrating ex-fighters, does ‘how’ matter more than ‘what’?

Comparative politics scholar Johanna Söderström makes a surprising discovery as part of a research project on peacebuilding.