Home

Faculty of Law

News archive for Faculty of Law

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
Judge Robert R. Spano from The European Court of Human Rights talks about the function of the court and his workdays in Strasbourg. He also has good pieces of advice for today’s law students.
Dean Karl Harald Søvig summarizes the year 2017 at The Faculty of Law.
Douglas Husak was the main speaker at Bergen Lecture 2017 where his theme was "Conceptual and Normative Issues about Drug Decriminalization". Here you will find both a recording of his speak at Bergen Lecture and an Interview with Husak.
in mid October, Malgorzata Cyndecka and Tim Wyndham of BECCLE met with representatives of the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the European Commission and presented their findings regarding the Authority’s state aid decision on zero VAT rate for electronic news services.
How old is China? According to Lloyd Tom Wilson this question may have many answers, depending on how you look at it.
On 5-7 September 2017, our Faculty hosted four researchers from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski in Warsaw (UKSW). Strategically this visit is meeting the Faculty´s aims to be more visible in international projects in general, but in Horizon 2020 projects especially. The visit resulted in two lectures that are available online (se right hand... Read more
This summer, we take on some of the biggest global challenges, from health and cultural heritage in a digital age, to ecology and ethics, food security, and rights as political tools.
Franzi Walendczus from Germany certainly did not choose to study in Bergen because of the “good” weather. Despite of the weather though, she loves the city. “It was love at first sight” she says.
We are honoured and proud to congratulate our colleague Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui. Ignacio has been awarded the “2017 Concurrences PhD Award” for the best thesis of the year in competition/regulation law or economics.
The dean of Washington University School of Law, Nancy Staudt, is the main speaker at this year’s graduation at The Faculty of Law.
Global challenges facing society and the cooperation between UiB and China were key topics during the China Conference 4 May.

Pages