Division of Research Administration


The Aurora Network is a young network of European universities established in 2016 committed to build an inclusive university community producing internationally relevant research and education.


Logo Aurora Network

Through research, education and engagement, the Aurora Network will use the expertise of its member universities to remain relevant and resilient in the digital landscape. It is committed to deliver research which addresses global challenges and provides solutions to societal issues at a local, national and international level. The network members will cater for a lasting and meaningful university experience for the students by providing education which make the students prepared to tackle global issues and encourage them to make a real impact in the world as truly global citizens.

Core themes of the network include:

  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Digital worlds
  • Internationalisation
  • Human life and health
  • Research impact
  • Student´s perspective

Aurora Network@UiB:

Bjørn Einar Aas (contact)

Professor Oddrun Samdal, Vice Rector for Education (representative)

More details on the Aurora Network website