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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.

Autumn 2021
Studenter på Sydneshaugen

Meet the faculty – information meeting for exchange students

As a part of the Welcome Programme the Faculty of Humanities will hold a information meeting for incoming exchange students on Friday 13 August 2021. The meeting will be digital in Zoom due to the quarantine rules.

Finding of earliest African burial 78000 year

SapienCE-researchers identify the earliest human burial in Africa

The earliest human burial in Africa has been discovered at an archaeological site near Mombasa. Excavations revealed the body of a three-year-old child, deliberately buried around 78,000 years old.

network Meeting
Bryggen i Bergen
Nov 01

Research Focus Forum: European Cultural Heritage

Academics and researchers from the Arqus universities are welcome to Bergen in November 2021.

New research project
A covid-19 dashboard with a large world map in the centre, statistics to the left and right

The covid-19 pandemic: A watershed in the development of digital politics

Associate professor at UiB, Kjetil Rommetveit, has received funding from the Research Council of Norway (RCN) to study contact tracing under covid-19 as digital politics.

Corona pandemic
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The Coronavirus – Information for Students and Employees

University of Bergen's Central Information Site About the Coronavirus