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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?
If no agreement is reached by the parties in the annual wage negotiations there may be a strike at UiB as of Friday 24 May, which could have consequences for the upcoming exams.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 14 June, 2019.
Dr. Robert Taylor from the University of Aberdeen has visited the Faculty of Law. He also held a guest lecture about Brexit. The title of the lecture was «'Brexit: Where does Power lie under the UK Constitution”. You can see the whole lecture here.
Senior advisor Arild Aaserød has published two books at Gyldendal publisher. Both publications are a result of his period as a gues researcher in the project during 2017.
A publication is done in honour of Ragnar Auglend on his 70th birthday. Professor Gert Johan Kjelby and professor Asbjørn Strandbakken has been guest editors of the publication.
Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui is granted a scholarship as KoGuan Visiting Scholar in Shanghai. He will pave the way for further collaboration between Norwegian and Chinese researchers in the field of market regulation, maritime law and energy.
The Norwegian China Law Centre was recently awarded NOK 300 000 through the InternAbroad programme. The funding will support the development of a new clinical law programme providing law students at the University of Bergen, Faculty of Law, with the opportunity to combine university studies with an internship at international companies located in Hong Kong, China while studying in Hong Kong for a... Read more
The recordings of this years Bergen lecture, #MeToo, Implications for criminal law, is now available. The lecture was given by Prof. Dr. Tatjana Hörnle from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Bergen Lecture is a yearly happening arranged by The Research Group for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.
The recordings of this years Bergen lecture, #MeToo, Implications for criminal law, is now available. The lecture was given by Prof. Dr. Tatjana Hörnle from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Bergen Lecture is a yearly happening arranged by The Research Group for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.
The Arctic sea ice is melting. Areas that previously have been covered with ice are opening up, facilitating increased access for ship traffic in the Arctic Ocean. How can the need for preservation of the vulnerable Arctic environment meet the world's need for trade and transport?
In the pacific ocean there are entire states in danger of being swalloved by the ocean. These small islands, marked as green and brown dots on the map, are now dissappearing. What will happen to the people who inhabit these islands, and what will happen to the maritime law?
On Friday 22 July 2011, Norway was hit by a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 77 people. The terrorist attack was not only a national trauma. The case also made apparent that the legal system needs a better understanding of how criminal insanity and mental disorder are related.
Bjørnar Borvik and Gert Johan Kjelby have been appointed full professors at The Faculty of Law.
Bjørnar Borvik from the Faculty of Law has been teaching at the National Law University Delhi (NLUD).
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more

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