Man in rice field, Bangladesh

Loop - samfunnsutfordringer

Global Challenges

Global challenges affect us all — they are complex and interdisciplinary by nature, and influence how we work and collaborate across disciplines at the University of Bergen.

Logo SDG Conference Bergen 2022

Programme 2022 SDG Conference

The programme for the SDG Conference Bergen 2022, which will be digital only.

Bergen houses

Understanding and addressing inequality

Digital summer research school for PhD students with six parallel courses on large global challenges. Apply by 15 February 2022 (extended deadline).

UiB at 75
Aula 75

Global Challenges That Shaped UiB

During the celebration at the University Aula, thirty professors and PhD candidates talked about how global challenges have shaped their research and their disciplines at the University of Bergen. 

Bente Moen og Thorkild Tylleskär

Health, migration and equity are topics for European congress in Bergen

Centre for International Health at the University if Bergen is host for the 12th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH).

The Development Learning Lab

Launching the Development Learning Lab: A new research and learning center for better results

What works and what does not work in development aid? The Development Learning Lab, a joint effort by CMI, the Norwegian School of Economics, the University of Bergen and Centre for applied research at NHH (SNF), aims to fill the knowledge gaps and increase the success of development programmes.



Bergen Global is a meeting space where researchers, students, and others share their work and analysis of global challenges. Here you find lectures, debates, seminars, and other events—free and open to all! Sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook




Bergen Summer Research School invites 100 PhD candidates to Bergen each year. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, we address key global challenges through high quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary PhD courses. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter



Bergen School of Global Studies brings together graduate programmes and courses with relevance to understanding and solving the complex challenges facing the world. These activities take place across our seven faculties and their numerous specialised departments and centres.