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Faculty of Medicine

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine

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.

Study Health Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine

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

INTERNATIONALISATION

Goodbye to UiB´s man in Tokyo

Hiroshi Matsumoto is leaving his position as UiB´s contact person in Japan at the end of June 2018.

INTERNATIONALISATION | MEDICINE

Learning elderly care from Japan

Japan has experienced a boom in the aging population during the last years. Centre for Elderly Care and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) invited Japanese collaborators to learn how to cope with the near future.

RESEARCHER TO WATCH

Examining lung health from the mouth

Researcher Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen at Department of Clinical Science is in the final round to achieve a prestigious EU-grant. Her project aims to discover how oral hygiene is linked to lung health.

RESEARCH | MALARIA

Testing prolonged Malaria Medicine in Malawi

Professor Bjarne Robberstad at the University of Bergen is leading a project that tries to find out if preventive malaria treatment after hospitalization can save the lives of children.

Research Highlights

Putting a break on cell movement

These researchers have made a sensational finding in cell biology. Adrian Drazic, Henriette Aksnes and Michaël Marie from Thomas Arnesen's group found an enzyme that others have been looking for for 30 years.

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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