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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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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.

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.

NEWS | SDG BERGEN

Prime minister to speak at SDG conference

Prime Minister Erna Solberg is one of the key note speakers at the Sustainable Development Goals conference at the University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.

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 | 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.