About UiB

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The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for us. UiB is the most cited university in Norway.

There are seven faculties at UiB and there are close to 20 000 students at the university. We employ more than 4 200 faculty and staff. PhD candidates are paid employees, making the doctoral degree at UiB particularly attractive for rising talent. About half of graduating doctors are from outside Norway.

Contribution to society
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The University of Bergen - Societal impact

In this magazine we summarize some of the contributions to society from the University of Bergen in the past year.

Norwegian Centres of Excellence

Norwegian Centres of Excellence (CoE)

UiB hosts four National Centres of Excellence. The CoE status is a stamp of quality in academic research.

UiB strategy
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The University of Bergen’s strategy 2019–2022

The University of Bergen’s strategy highlights our values, our strengths and our role in society.
Researcher showing a laboratory sample in a small glass

Research Centres at UiB

Research centres at the University of Bergen carry out basic and interdisciplinary research.