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The University of Bergen (UiB) is Norway’s largest marine university, with research and education of a high international standard and several world leading research environments.

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Creating future research leaders for marine sustainability

The UN Ocean Science Decade gets off to a flying start through the University of Bergen’s new interdisciplinary SEAS Fellowship Programme. For the next 5 years, UiB will be training a new generation of marine research leaders and decision makers to ensure sustainable oceans.

Marine research 2010-2017
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The regional impact of our research and innovation

From sea lice to deep ocean minerals, from basic research to industrial innovation: The University of Bergen (UiB) is vibrant key player.

Deep sea
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How does life thrive when the deep sea is dark?

How does life thrive there without photosynthesis? The diversity of marine life in these systems is surprising.

Marine reseach
Andreas Hejnol looking at sample

A new view of evolution

New discoveries from the University of Bergen can knock a hundred years old hypothesis on the evolution of the nervous system off its perch. The results are published in Nature.

Exciting progress in the SUSTAIN project
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Looking at the deep biosphere through drill holes in a volcano

Our researcher Steffen Leth Jørgensen is one of the principle investigators of the SUSTAIN project and along with an international team of researchers he will exploit the opportunity to investigate the deep biosphere on the volcanic island Surtsey.