The Five Pillars of BSGS
Bergen School of Global Studies brings together graduate programmes and courses across all UiB's seven Faculties, with relevance to solving complex challenges facing the world today. BSGS rests on five pillers led by excellent research groups engaged with climate change, governance, global health, inequality, and migration.
The five pillars of BSGS are led by excellent resarchers in the respective field:
Climate Change, Håvard Haarstad (Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation)
Governance, Siri Gloppen & Lise Rakner (LawTransform)
Health, Astrid Blystad & Karen Marie Moland (Centre for International Health)
Inequality, Bjørn Enge Bertelsen (Global Research Programme on Inequality — GRIP)
Migration, Synnøve Bendixsen (International Migration and Ethnic Relations — IMER Bergen)
Co-directors of BSGS are Siri Gloppen and Lise Rakner. BSGS is part of the University's strategic area of Global Challenges.
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