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We are pleased to announce Berte-Elen Konows recent publication on Contract and Property Law with an environmental perspective.
The future is blue: The sea covers 70 percent of the planet. Two thirds of the whole Norwegian economic activity and benefits are generated in the sea. In the elective course Law of the Sea and its Uses, students will be given a better understanding of the framework in which these activities take place.
Merete Nygaard is the CEO & Founder of Lawbotics, a young firm helping companies to streamline parts of the legal processes. In this interview she tells us how she went from being an attorney to entrepreneur.
UiB's strategic partner Renmin University of China School of Law is celebrating their 70th anniversary by hosting the 3rd International Forum for Law School Deans and Jurists. Here you can watch Dean Søvig's speech at the digital anniversary conference.
– Migration is an important field of law because legal status makes an enormous difference. If you have status as ‘citizen’ you are protected by the law in a completely different way than refugees and migrants.
- Globalization and climate change has caused a convergence in the energy world. In this book, we aim to discuss energy law in a global context, says Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui, associate professor at the Faculty of Law, UiB.
Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.
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 20 June, 2020.
When Harald started his law studies at UiB, he already had a fairly good idea of the path and career he wanted to pursue: take the NYC Bar Exam and practice as lawyer on Manhattan.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BSRS 2020 was organised as a virtual research school. 
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.
25. September 2019 the Norwegian China Law Centre had the honour of welcoming representatives from the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice to the Faculty of Law. The purpose of the meeting was the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Justice interest in learning about the Norwegian justice system.
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).
Almost 60 students signed up for the two-week long elective course called Introduction to Chinese Law this semester.
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.

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