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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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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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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...

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Positive self-image and self-esteem protects against weight gain in adolescence

A new study from the University of Bergen (UiB) shows that the way young people view their bodies have a great impact on their BMI.

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New discoveries on deadly fungus – might be a key for treatment

Scientists at the University of Bergen (UiB) have discovered a new enzyme on the deadly fungus Aspergillus fumigatus that might unlock new treatment. The fungus kills around one million people per year worldwide, and is found “everywhere”.

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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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