Department of Psychosocial Science

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Bjørn Christiansens hus

Head of Department: Torbjørn Torsheim
Deputy: Lise Øen Jones
Head of Administration: Ida Lundberg Samuelsen

Address: Post box 7807, 5020 BERGEN
Visiting address: Christies gate 12 (4. etasje), 5015 BERGEN
Tel.: (+47) 55 58 31 90
E-mail: post@psysp.uib.no

For all questions regarding study programs:
(+47) 55 58 27 10 / studieveileder.psyfa@uib.no

ERC Synergy Grant | New research
Counting on fingers

Count – and I know who you are

Humans are the only species that uses symbols to express quantities, and researchers now want to find out why number systems vary so much between cultures.

Climate and energy transition
New energy

Psychology makes a difference for climate change

Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.

Andrea Bender

Combining psychology and anthropology

Andrea Bender combines psychology and anthropology to observe how our language and culture shape the way we perceive the world.

The department is responsible for the master's programme in psychology, master's programme in work- and organizational psychology, the bachelor's and master's programmes in work- and organizational psychology, the bachelor's programme in general psychology and the one-year study in psychology.

Ongoing research projects consist of both basal and applied psychology and ranges from studies of personality and cognition to studies of people in social and societal situations.