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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.

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.

COLLABORATION
Collaboration

Call for CMI-UiB Collaboration Funding 2021

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 2021-2022. Deadline 15 June, 2021.

SCIENCE DIPLOMACY
The S4D4C plenary on Strengthening Science Diplomacy Transboundary Institutions on Thursday 18 March2021 brilliantly summed up  in this illustration.

Bringing science and knowledge to diplomacy

“Science is not negotiable, but it can be ignored,” said Professor Edvard Hviding in a debate on transboundary institutions at the S4D4C final networking meeting.

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 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 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