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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.

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May 31

200 Years of Socialism: Revisiting the Old Dilemmas

Marcel van der Linden reviews strategic dilemmas and choices of socialist and labour movements from the 1820s to the 2020s.

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Call for CMI-UiB Collaboration Funding 2023

Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions for 2023-2024. Deadline 7 June, 2023.

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Exploring new UN avenues at Water Conference

For the UN 2023 Water Conference, the University of Bergen sent a small delegation to the United Nations in New York to map and explore the future of the science-policy nexus. On this page, we have collected information on UiB's presence at the conference.


Celebrating 60 years of cooperation between Bergen and Sudan

On Wednesday, 8 March, the University of Bergen (UiB) organized an anniversary celebration of the academic collaboration between Bergen and Sudan. The celebration was held at the Department of Social Anthropology where the collaboration started 60 years ago.

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Bringing recommendations on refugee protection to policymakers in Brussels

The international research project PROTECT has produced a set of policy recommendations on how to improve refugee protection. At an upcoming conference in Brussels, the recommendations will be showcased to leading figures within policymaking and civil society.



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