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Faculty of Medicine

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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

FACTS | CORONAVIRUS
Rebecca Cox on the corona virus.

10 facts about the coronavirus

A new coronavirus (COVID-19) has emerged in China. Many deaths have occurred. Can we fear a global epidemic? We have asked virus expert Professor Rebecca Cox.

KANGAROO MOTHER CARE
Kangaroo Mother Care.

Kangaroo Mother Care Reduces Infant Mortality

When newborn babies with low birth weight are held close to their mother´s bodies throughout the day, their chance of survival increases substantially.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE
Heart failure

Half of women with heart failure get the wrong treatment

As many as 50 per cent of women suffering from cardiac arrest are given insufficient treatment, because the heart failure was not caused by a heart attack.

News
Father and daughter hugging

Conversational difficulties with father affects adolescent health

Conversational difficulties with father after a divorce affects the children’s health negatively. "This demonstrates that contact with both parents after a divorce is important", says researcher Eivind Meland.

MIGRATION
Esperanza Diaz portrait.

Released the first international book on migrant health

Esperanza Diaz at IGS has published the first book in history In English on migrant health – a resource for general practitioners.

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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