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Students at the Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is a multidisciplinary faculty that currently teaches more than 3700 students and offers a substantial number of programmes leading to a wide range of academic and professional qualifications. These cover a variety of disciplines within the areas of philosophy, language studies, history and cultural studies, aesthetic and literary studies.

Early Human Behaviour Exhibition
TEAM SapienCE at the museumopening

Showcasing Fascinating Discoveries about Early Modern Human Behaviour

The SapienCE Early Human Behaviour Exhibition offers a unique opportunity to explore fascinating discoveries and insights into the behaviours of our early, shared, ancestors.

Researchers to watch
Ingrid Halland’s keynote lecture ‘Towards Deep Surfaces’ at the symposium Living Prototypes at Aedes Architekturforum, Berlin (2022). Photo: Aedes Architekturforum

"Sustainability needs to look differently"

Ingrid Halland is convinced that the materials of a more sustainable future cannot mimic the aesthetics belonging to the paradigms we must leave behind.

Centre of Research Excellence
Jill og Scott Rettberg

The Center for Digital Narrative has been awarded the status of Centre of Excellence

The Center for Digital Narrative (CDN) has been awarded the status of Center of Research Excellence. The center will investigate new forms of digital narrative in electronic literature, digital games, social media and AI-driven storytelling.

Nurul Huda Razif

Four researchers receive Marie Curie grant

The University of Bergen has been awarded four EU-funded mobility grants through Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). One grant goes to The Faculty of Humanities, and three will go to The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

ERC Consolidator Grant
Portrait of Arnald Puy

Uniquely interdisciplinary UiB researcher to take on substantial global challenge

With funding from the EU, UiB researcher Arnald Puy will study the deep uncertainties that condition our understanding of irrigation water withdrawals for agriculture.