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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

inter-institutional collaboration
Makerere 30-year cele

30 years - let's celebrate!

A delegation from the University of Bergen (UiB), travelled to Makerere University (Mak) in Kampala, Uganda, to celebrate 30 years of inter-institutional collaboration.

HONORARY DOCTORATE 2019
Bruce R. Zetter. Honourary Doctor, University of Bergen.

A terrific honour

Bruce R. Zetter, the new honorary doctor at the Faculty of Medicine, thinks this honorary doctorate will strengthen the ties between Harvard Medical School and the University of Bergen.

RESEARCH | OBESITY - CANCER
Obesity increase risk of cancer. University of Bergen.

Overweight before age 40 increases the cancer risk

The risk of cancer increases considerably if you gain weight before the age of 40. For endometrial cancer, the risk increases by 70 percent.

Trond Mohn Foundation 15 years
Silke Appel portrett

From skis to Sjøgren's Syndrome

As a child, Silke Appel was taken on ski trips to Geilo with her family from Berlin. Today she is a research director and deputy head of the Broegelmann Research Laboratory in Bergen, thanks to financial support from the Trond Mohn Foundation.

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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