Division of Research and Innovation

Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is a global alliance of research intensive universities partnering together in a collaborative effort to deliver high quality research to respond to global challenges confronting the world today.

Founded in 2000, activities undertaken by its members include

  • joint research projects across all academic disciplines
  • a mobility programme for postgraduate students and academic faculty
  • Global Challenge research clusters

UiB representatives to WUN

Rector, Professor Dag Rune Olsen
WUN Partnership Board

Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Professor Anne Christine Johannessen
WUN Academic Advisory Group

Senior Advisor Bjørn Erik Andersen
WUN Coordinator Group