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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

News | Press Release
overweight girl squeezing her belly

Obesity Might Lead To Cancer: Now We Know Why

Obesity increases the risk of developing more than a dozen types of cancer. Researchers from the Department of Medicine (UiB) have no shown that lipids associated with obesity makes the cancer cell more aggressive.

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New Knowledge About the Happiness Hormone Dopamine - Can Help Parkinson's Patients

New findings provide a better understanding of how the synthesis of dopamine is regulated in the brain. It may shed new light on the mechanism behind diseases such as Parkinson's.

Nyhet | Research

Roundworms can cause lower lung-function and asthma in younger males

Exposure to the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides among young men can cause a striking reduction in lung function and nearly five times higher odds of having asthma compared to the non-exposed, study shows.

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Living Near Green Space May Be Beneficial Against PMS Symptoms

A study of more than 1,000 women in Norway and Sweden examines, for the first time, the positive impact of green space on psychological and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.

NorDoc PhD Conference

NorDoc PhD Conference and Summer School in Bergen 2022

On 17-18 June 2022, the University of Bergen will host the NorDoc PhD Conference, entitled Sustainability in Health.

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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