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The Faculty of Medicine is one of 7 faculties at the University of Bergen, and has about 1900 students. The Faculty consists of 5 departments, which provide the foundations for its teaching and research activities.

The Faculty of Medicine offers courses and degrees at Bachelor's, Master's and PhD level

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No Smoking Day 2021

No Smoking Day 2021 – protecting future generations

Professor Cecilie Svanes and Associate Professor Ane Johannessen from the Centre for International Health (CIH) recently published results showing how smoking in early puberty in boys may have negative consequences for their future generations of offspring.

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Top scientists at fully digital CCBIO Symposium

A broad range of renowned international cancer scientists give talks at this year's CCBIO Annual Symposium, which for the very first time is held as an online event.

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A new mouse model gave surprising findings about Folling Disease

A new study from the University in Bergen may shed light on the comorbidities found in adults suffering from this rare disease.

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X ray of lungs

Fungi are present in your lungs

Even healthy adults harbour a diverse fungal environment in their lungs, as shown in a new study from researchers at the University of Bergen, Norway (UiB) published in PLOS ONE. The prevalence and severity of fungal infections have increased in recent years, and the Norwegian scientists have been...


Information to students and employees about the coronavirus

The Norwegian government has decided that all universities are to close from 6 p.m. 12 March 2020 until Easter. The Faculty of Medicine provides information on how to deal with the outbreak of the coronavirus as a student and as an employee.

Doctoral education

The aim of the research program at the Faculty of Medicine (the PhD degree) is to qualify the candidate for research activities and other work requiring a high level of scientific insight within the Faculty's research fields.

The Faculty of Medicine also administers the dr.philos. degree, which is an independent degree without supervision and organised research training. The two degrees are considered equal in status.

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