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New Director of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research:
Bilde av Kikki Kleiven

Kikki Kleiven is the new Bjerknes Centre director

Kikki Kleiven follows Tore Furevik as the direcor of Bjernes Centre, and will lead 200 climate researchers the coming four years.

CLIMATE CHANGE LITIGATION
Esmeralda Colombo. Climate litigation.

– International law is a door opener for national climate change cases

“International law is arguably helping domestic courts deal with the exceptionality of climate change in access to justice matters,” says Esmeralda Colobmo at The faculty of Law, University of Bergen. She recently delivered her PhD thesis on the subject. Read interview with Colombo here.

SDG 14 | LIFE BELOW WATER
Rector Margareth Hagen is handed a UN certificate from Lise Øvreås of SDG Bergen Ocean for the University of Bergen becoming UNAI SDG14 Hub 2021-2024 with Marine Director Amund Maage (left)  and Edvard Hvidingi of SDG Bergen Science Advice (right).

UiB is UNAI SDG14 Hub for 2021-2024

In 2018, the University of Bergen was appointed the SDG14 Hub for United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) for a three-year period. This month it has been announced that the university will enjoy three more years as SDG14 Hub.

Marine Research
Midnattsol på forskningstokt i Norskehavet, august 2016. Foto: Emil Jeansson

UiB among top ocean universities

Once again, the University of Bergen is ranked among the top ten oceanography universities in the world.

Corona pandemic
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The Coronavirus – Information for Students and Employees

University of Bergen's Central Information Site About the Coronavirus