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Faculty of Social Sciences

Do you 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.

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RESEARCH FUNDING

Mare Nullius: Professor Edvard Hviding awarded Toppforsk grant

Social anthropologist Edvard Hviding is one of three University of Bergen researchers to receive five years of major funding from the prestigious Toppforsk programme, awarded by the Research Council of Norway, for his project Mare Nullius.

NEWS | CLIMATE RESEARCH

Science for a better planet

A glowing interest in the climate challenges and the need for a transformation of society to minimize these changes made Kårstein Måseide apply for the job as research coordinator at CET. He wants to encourage broad, interdisciplinary climate research.

Symposium

Presenting UiB’s diverse migration research

Migration researchers from six of seven Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB) gathered for a day-long symposium to highlight the contribution of UiB's research to understanding international migration.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Research for the worst off in the labour market

Georg Picot has long done research on temporary employment. For his next project he wants to study low-wage employment and how the state influences wages.

Graduation

Master's Graduation Ceremony 2018

Will you be completing a master's degree at the Faculty of Social Sciences during the academic year 2017/2018? If so, we would like to invite you to the Master's Graduation Ceremony on Monday June 11, 2018.