Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies


Teaching and other activities at the department currently takes place on various digital platforms due to the corona outbreak.

If you have questions about your studies or exams, do not hesitate to contact our student advisors

Norwegian course students are welcome to make inquiries to studynorwegian@uib.no

If you have other questions, you can contact us by sending an e-mail to post@lle.uib.no

The Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies encompasses a broad range of academic subjects dealing with linguistics, aesthetic forms of expression, classics and digital dulture. Tuition is offered in more than 200 courses each year, in a wide range of programmes at the bachelor and master degree level.

The department has approximately 65 academic faculty members, 25-30 PhD candidates and post-doctoral candidates, an administrative staff of 15 and three technical/archive personnel. 18 research groups and a number of externally financed research projects are also connected to the department.

LLE is committed to conducting research of high international quality. Academic faculty collaborate widely with research centres, such as the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Centre for Women’s and Gender Research and Uni Digital - The section of culture, language and information technology (a division of Uni research), as well as with the Norwegian Language Test.


Bergen Medieval Forum, Spring 2019

The programme for Bergen Medieval Forum is ready!

Courses for exchange students

Courses for exchange students encompass amongst other studies in Linguistics, Digital Culture, Art History and Nordic language studies. You may find a complete list of courses for exchange students here.

Admission of exchange students

International students can apply as exchange students if they are nominated by their home universities for a period of study abroad (1 or 2 semesters). Please read more about admission of exchange students here.