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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 2019
COP21 closing meeting

Make an impact on policies for a sustainable future

There is an urgent need to connect research to the 2030 Agenda. Next summer we will help you find the tools you need to play a role in the interface between science and policymaking.

MIGRATION
Flyktninger venter ved en grensepassering mellom Makedonia og Hellas i februar 2016.

Migration Compact of high symbolic value

Researcher Hakan G. Sicakkan considers the UN's new Migration Compact to be an exciting addition to the global migration discourse and he looks forward to studying its implementation.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Rector Dag Rune Olsen from the University of Bergen and Vice-Chancellor and Principal Adam Habib from the University of the Witwatersrand in Pretoria, South Africa on 31 October 2018.

Equal education opportunities key to sustainability

South African university leader Adam Habib believes that research and innovation must be linked to equality if the goal of a sustainable world is to be reached. In February 2019 he is the opening keynote at Norway's National SDG Conference Bergen.

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RECOURCES
Open Educational Recources

UiB offers free multimedia for global health-education

University in Bergen gives open and free media content for use in education in global health, in cooporation with Copenhagen University and Uppsala University.

SUSTAINABLE CHILDHOOD
Scott Drimie from Stellenbosch University and Marguerite Daniel from the University of Bergen after presenting their research project at University of Western Cape on Thursday 1 November 2018.

On climate change and child health

How does climate change impact on child health? That is the subject of a research collaboration between Stellenbosch University and the University of Bergen.

Making Sense of Global Challenges

The UiB/CMI Resource Centre is an arena where academics, students and others share their research and analysis of development-related issues. This joint project between the University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute organises over sixty open lectures, debates, seminars, literary salons and other events each year.

All events are free and open for all - welcome!

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Bergen Summer Research School                 

Every year, we tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the world. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, we addresses key global challenges through high quality disciplinary, interdisciplinary and problem oriented research-based PhD courses.

Natural resources, health, poverty, migration, language and culture are some recurring themes of the expertise involved in the summer research school.