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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, and music and artistic research.

international conference
Middelalderkonferansen 2018
Oct 17

I vesterled – Westward bound

Interdisciplinary medieval conference, 17–18 October 2018.

Guest researcher - Archaeology
bilde av Leszek Gardeła

Passion and Profession - Viking at Heart

Leszek Gardeła on Viking women with weapons and his lifelong love affair with the North

News
Bilde av fisherman in Bangladesh

On track with climate change

Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Scientists from UiB have worked together with communities around Sylhet, in northeast Bangladesh, in search of new ways for understanding and adapting to the climate.

Researcher to watch
Portrett av Scott Bremer

How to live with rapid seasonal change

How can we live by the rhythms of the seasons, when these rhythms seem to be changing quickly? Scott Bremer is looking at how rapid seasonal changes are affecting institutions in society and how we can re-learn and adapt to seasonal change in new ways.

RESEARCHER TO WATCH
Eivind Heldaas Seland

Lessons from the past

For many years, the University of Bergen has focused on historical and archaeological research in the Middle East and in Syria in particular. How is the research going forward despite the difficult situation in the region?