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Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Energi - sivilingeniørprogrammet

The University of Bergen has earned the reputation as Norway's most international university. The faculty hosts two priority areas:

Marine | Climate and energy transition

The faculty hosts the secretariat of the Norwegian marine university consortium

The faculty consists of seven departments who together represent the foundation of our research and education within disciplines such as mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science, geoscience and life sciences, and with cross-diciplinary emphasis on climate, energy and marine research and education.

Teaching is offered at all levels and in all our research fields:

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Artificial Intelligence
Iain Johnston

A new tool uncovers how a disease develops in individual patients

UiB and Imperial College researchers have developed a tool which predicts how progressive diseases like cancer and malaria develop in individual patients. In addition, the tool uncovers how bacteria develop resistance to certain drugs.

Horizon and Darwin Day Lecture
New York crowd
Feb 12

The species that changed everything

In just a few years the planet will have 10 billion people. Will we be able to provide space and goods for all of us, as well as building a sustainable future? Hear NTNU professor Hans Stenøien in this Horizon and Darwin Day Lecture.

BERGEN SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOOL 2020
Stacking rocks

Actionable knowledge to meet global challenges

How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge? Apply by 15 Feb. 2020.

SDG14 | LIFE BELOW WATER

Connecting student active learning with the UN system

A unique course on SDG14 brings together student active learning and an interdisciplinary approach on how to engage with sustainability issues and how science can provide knowledge for a sustainable Ocean. We have produced three videos showing what makes the course special.

UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere programme
Nordhordland, landscape

Norway's first Biosphere reserve approved

– People at the University of Bergen together with people from Nordhordland have been slaving away to make the first Norwegian biosphere under UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere programme happen.

Doctoral education

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences offers doctoral education within the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, earth science, physics and technology, informatics, mathematics, molecular biology and geophysics. We also offer doctoral training in collaboration with several partner institutions.