Faculty of Humanities

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.

Man building with rocks

Many open lectures as summer school goes digital

Bergen Summer Research School opens 8 June with a record number of participants. They will work with some of Bergen's best research milieus and explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online.

The Coronavirus
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The Coronavirus – Information for Students and Employees

University of Bergen's Central Information Site About the Coronavirus
Blog post
Closed door with signs stating "We are closed" and "Covid-19"

How is the Covid-19 pandemic affecting migrants with precarious legal status?

In this blog we reflect on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting migrants with precarious legal status in Europe, with a particular focus on Norway, Germany and France - countries in which we have been doing long term ethnographic fieldwork in the WAIT-project.

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SapienCE Annual Report 2019 is out

The report provides an insight to our exciting activities taking place throughout the calendar year.

Agriculture and Environment
Water irrigation

Will irrigation be the next limit to growth?

New research suggests that current models critically underestimate the uncertainties when predicting future irrigated areas. It also indicates that the latent environmental impact of irrigated agriculture could have been seriously miscalculated.