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Offers to employees through UiBs national and international collaborations

UiB is a member of several national and international networks, organisations and centres that offer opportunities for funding, training, mobility and networking for UiB employees.

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Financing opportunities - Project and research activities

The University and College network in Western Norway - UH-nett Vest

  • UH-nett Vest Researchers can apply for up to NOK 200.000 for projects that are relevant to society, and contributes to renewal and innovation. Researchers can also apply for up to NOK 200.000 that can be used for dissemination of research-based knowledge.
  • Application deadline: 15. October, 2023. 
  • Contact person: kristin.hansen@uib.no  

Peder Sather Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Berkeley

  • Peder Sather Grant Researchers must have a Principal Investigator (PI) from UC Berkeley and from UiB. The Center offers grants of between $10K and $25K that can support activities such as workshops, mini-conferences, virtual intellectual exchanges, the undertaking of exploratory and pilot studies, the collection and analysis of data, and other core research activities. 
  • Application deadline: April 2024.
  • Contact person: annette.servan@uib.no

MIT-University of Bergen Seed Fund

Financing opportunities - International mobility

The University of the Arctic - UArctic 

  • North2North is the mobility program in the UArctic network. UiB accepts one institutional application yearly for n2n funding. Researchers, administrative staff and students can apply for NOK 10.00-27.000 depending on the destination and duration of the visit to the n2n partner. 
  • Application deadline: February 2024.
  • Contact person: annette.servan@uib.no

Peder Sather Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Berkeley

The Norwegian University Centre in Paris 

University of Washington

  • Researchers and PhD fellows can apply for funding to cover air travel and visa costs for a guest research stay. The stay can be used for research, teaching or a combination by agreement with the recipient institution.
  • Applications can be submitted throughout the year.
  • More information: Utvekslingsprogram - University of Washington
  • Contact person: annette.servan@uib.no

The Nordic Centre in China 

The Utrectht Network

Partner search and networking

    The Utrectht Network

    • The network has several Task Forces where one can cooperate with employees from other partner universities within various thematic areas.
    • Contact person: kristin.skogedal@uib.no

    The University of the Arctic - UArctic 

    Peder Sather Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Berkeley

    Latin American Council of Social Sciences - CLACSO

    International Science Council - ISC

    • Members are given the opportunity to shape the ISC action plan and programs, as well as participate in ISC advisory committees and working groups on specific topics.
    • ISC Science Communications Network offers a series of webinars on science communication where communication advisors/science communicators can learn from each other, network, and collaborate on how to communicate research to the general public.
    • Contact person: camilla.borrevik@uib.no

    The Nordic Centre in India - NCI

    UiB - Makerere samarbeidsprogram

    The Southern African-Nordic Centre - SANORD

    Infrastructure and resources

    The Nordic Centre in China 

    • Researchers can reserve office space for longer research visits and use the infrastructure of the centre to host conferences, seminars and social gatherings.  UiBs researchers can also apply for funding to cover costs of hosting events at the centre.
    • Contact person: hans.offerdal@uib.no 

    Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik - IUC

    • Read about the meeting facilities and guest apartments that are available for UiB employees here
    • Contact person: hans.offerdal@uib.no 

    The University of the Arctic - UArctic 

    UiB - Makerere samarbeidsprogram

    Events and training

    International Science Council - ISC

    Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik - IUC

    • IUC offers digital courses for Ph.D.-candidates.
    • The IUC Working Paper Series Forskere som deltar på IUC-aktiviteter kvalifiserer til å publisere og sende inn artikkelen som ble presentert i IUC-aktiviteten.
    • Contact person: hans.offerdal@uib.no 

    The University of the Arctic - UArctic 

    The Southern African-Nordic Centre - SANORD

    The Utrectht Network