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Department of Geography

Geography is focused on the connections between environment, nature and society. We study contemporary topics such as green transformation, climate change, natural hazards, global inequalities, climate and energy transformation, food security and natural resource management. Education and research at the department is organised into four research areas:

Summer greetings
Masterstudenter i Musehagen

Wish you a good summer!

Head of Department, Peter Andersen, summarize a special spring semester.

master's degree
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Master's theses in Geography 2020

19 students have submitted their theses this semester.

Remote sensing
Screenshot of online teaching

COVID19 can’t stop remote sensing

Over the last month, 16 students have participated in GEO316 Practical Skills in Remote Sensing.

Alumna of the month
Francine Mbanza Jensen

Alumna of the month: Francine Mbanza Jensen

Thanks to the support of her student advisor at UiB, Francine successfully completed her education after moving to Norway from Burundi. Now she supports immigrants to start their own businesses with an incubator for entrepreneurs.

Master's project

The social impact of the renewable energy transition

In her master's project Amber Nordholm is looking at the social impact of the renewable energy transition through a case study in Portugal.