Bergen Summer Research School

Global development challenges
affect us all. The Bergen academic milieu is committed to rethink the implications of Norway’s position in the world today, emphasizing themes and research that our institutions are already engaged with.


Water, Climate & Society

June 13-24, 2016 at the University of Bergen

This year, BSRS offers seven parallel courses spanning all disciplines, a series of plenary sessions, and an exciting excursion into the unique Norwegian waterscape to explore the impact rivers, fjords and glaciers have on societies. We hope to provide the ideal backdrop for an interesting stay in Bergen and for stimulating cross-disciplinary discussions. Scientific leader of BSRS 2016 is Professor Terje Tvedt.

BSRS offer a number of stipends and participation will be accredited with up to 10 ECTS.

You may submit your application until March 1, 2016 (online applications only).

BSRS 2016

Bergen Summer Research School 2016: Water, Climate and Society

Water experts will gather in Bergen from June 13-24 for the international summer school for PhD candidates and junior researchers. Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

BSRS 2016 Excursion

Excursion into the unique Norwegian waterscape

Participants of this year's Bergen Summer Research School will be taken on a guided excursion into the waterscape of western Norway to explore how the many forms of water shaped society and created this unique landscape.

BSRS 2016 Keynote

Shared water resources and international water law: A state-of-the-art

The body of rules and principles that constitute the discipline of international water law provides the common language and shared understandings necessary to facilitate meaningful and effective inter-State cooperation.

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