Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

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Our study programmes:

Bachelor's (3 years) in Biology and Molecular Biology

Master's (2 years) in Biology (7 specialisations) and Molecular Biology

Integrated master's (civil engineer, 5 years) in Aquaculture

Integrated master's (5 years) in Aquamedicine


Do you have questions about our study programmes? Please contact the Study Section (studie.bio@uib.no)
See an overview of our courses.

UNESCO Chair Renwal
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Renewal of The UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Heritage and Environmental Management

UiB's UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Heritage and Environmental Management - Nature and Culture was recently up for renewal, and four new years were granted on September 18. Professor Inger Elisabeth Måren (Department of Biological Sciences) continues as the chair holder.

Election - 2024

Department council election 2024, Department of Biological Sciences

New members representing group B (temporarily employed staff in teaching and research positions) and group D (students) are to be elected for the period of 1.8.2024-31.7.2025.

BIO's vision

BIO aims to produce fundamental and pioneering knowledge of the origin of life, its development, processes and systems, and help solve major global challenges.