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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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NEWS
Dudgeon Offshore wind

Launching offshore wind centre in Bergen

The Bergen Offshore Wind Centre officially opened on 13 September. For the University of Bergen this is an important part of our contribution to society, according to Energy Director Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa.

Marine research
Erna

Bergen in front as part of Norway's international leadership role in ocean management

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has established an international high-level panel for a sustainable ocean economy. The University of Bergen looks forward to being part of this marine effort and contribute with scientific advice.

News
Comb jelly Mnemiopsis

Novel types of building blocks of animals discovered

Using cutting edge technology and techniques, an international team sheds new light on the evolution of some of the very first animals. The results are published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.

New research
Stillehavet_temp

Pacific impact on the Arctic larger than expected

Lea Svendsen was at first surprised to see how the Pacific impacted winter temperatures in the Arctic. Now, her results have been published in Nature Climate Change, while the Pacific transitions into a warm phase again.

Marine Supercluster
Sara Daniels, Jarl Giske, Alice B. Aiken, Dalhousie University

Canada draws inspiration from Bergen supercluster

When Halifax, Canada aims to establish its own marine supercluster, it is Bergen they look to for inspiration.

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.