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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.

BERGEN SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOOL
Katja Enberg and Gabriella Ljungström, BSRS 2021

Gathering PhD candidates from 49 countries around the SDGs

For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School is an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.

SDG BERGEN POLICY BRIEF #1
Edvard Hviding and Benjamin Pfeil from the University of Bergen present the first SDG Bergen Policy Brief on World Ocean Day, 8 June 2021.

New SDG oriented policy brief series launched

The SDG Bergen Policy Brief series is a novel and innovative way to communicate with policy-makers to engage with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The goal is to have more research-based information reach policy-makers for societal impact.

Master programmes
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Global Health and Public Administration most popular with international applicants

Four of the five most popular master programmes among international applicants directly tackle global challenges. 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STATEMENT
Rector Margareth Hagen from the University of Bergen opens the 2021 SDG Conference Bergen.

UiB supports joint global SDG statement

Rector Margareth Hagen is one of 58 university leaders from around the world to sign a joint statement reaffirming the University of Bergen’s commitment to the 2030 Agenda and to work for global collaboration.

News | Research
spergillus fumigatus vokser på en petriskål.

New discoveries on deadly fungus – might be a key for treatment

Scientists at the University of Bergen (UiB) have discovered a new enzyme on the deadly fungus Aspergillus fumigatus that might unlock new treatment. The fungus kills around one million people per year worldwide, and is found “everywhere”.

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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