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About the faculty

The Faculty of Law is located in the centre of Bergen, overlooking the Bergen fjord.

At the Faculty of Law we focus on high quality research and teaching within a variety of legal areas. Our international profile is reflected both in research activities and in the substantial number of students which we have the pleasure of welcoming every semester. It is also seen in the number of students from our Faculty travelling abroad.

BERGEN SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOOL 2020
Stacking rocks

Actionable knowledge to meet global challenges

How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge?

Trond Mohn Foundation 15 years
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Criminal Law: Work that never ends

As a student, Jørn Jacobsen encountered Norwegian criminal law – and he never got over it, or past it. The recruitment scholarship from the Trond Mohn Foundation gave him the opportunity to delve more deeply into issues involving power, criminal offences, freedom and penology.

Ragnhildur Helgadóttir new honorary doctor
Bilde av Raghildur

Icelandic law: Between sovereignty and the EU

Professor Ragnhildur Helgadóttir has pushed the boundaries of traditional legal research. For her outstanding academic work, she has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bergen (UiB).

International students
Internasjonalt mottak

"We feel really welcome in Bergen"

Law students Zhao Yixian and Lin Zihui from China were among the many attendees at the first day of the welcome programme for new international students at UiB.

Offshore wind parks:
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Out of the blue and into the green

Norway has some of the best wind resources in Europe and an oil and gas industry with a history spanning almost 50 years. We have the technology required for developing offshore wind farms. So why are we hesitating?

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