Centre for International Health

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Child sitting under a malaria net


To provide excellent global health research and training contributing to improved health and equity

CIH is situated in Overlege Danielssens House, Årstadveien 21.The Director of CIH is Bente Elisabeth Moen.

This photo titled "Malaria in East Nusa Tenggara" by photographer Pearl Gan was submitted to The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and ECTMIH Global Challenges in Health photo competition at ECTMIH 2021. The photo was among the top ten nominees.

Information for new students: Master's Programme in Global Health

CIH is organised under the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and the Faculty of Medicine.

In addition to working with colleagues in our own and other Departments and Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB), we have close collaborations with many national and international institutions, particularly in low and middle income countries.

CIH hosts a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC).

Master degree at CIH     Global Health Course     Nordic Network on Global Health

150 years since the discovery of leprosy
Gergard Armauer Hansen

The curious doctor who changed the world

2023 will be the 150th anniversary since Gerhard Armauer Hansen discovered the bacteria that causes leprosy. What the young doctor observed through his microscope, was a scientific breakthrough that helped transform how we view disease and infection.

Bergen summer RESEARCH SCHOOL 2023
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Childhood: Nurturing care for building the future

Bergen Summer Research School (5-15 June, 2023) is now accepting applications from PhD students. Choose among five parallel multi-disciplinary courses in health, nutrition, education, caregiving, and migration. Apply by 15 February 2023 (extended deadline).

Logo for the UN 2023 Water Conference

Exploring new UN avenues at Water Conference

For the UN 2023 Water Conference, the University of Bergen sent a small delegation to the United Nations in New York to map and explore the future of the science-policy nexus. On this page, we have collected information on UiB's presence at the conference.