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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

CORONA | HISTORY OF MEDICINE
The Spanish flu

The Spanish flu causes Corona-fear today

The world has experienced several devastating epidemics. One of the worst was the Spanish flu, that ravaged between 1918 and 1920. The epidemic probably killed more people than the First and Second World Wars together.

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virus

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.

FACTS | CORONAVIRUS | PANDEMIC
Coronavirus COVID-19

10 facts about the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) is confirmed as pandemic by WHO, 11. march. To what extent should we fear the coronavirus? 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.

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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