Media City Bergen

Studenter Media City Bergen

Media City Bergen

Media City Bergen is a leading center for mediatech innovation in Bergen. The cluster has an international environment with media companies, such as Vizrt, Vimond, Mediability, Sixty, Highsoft, TV 2, NRK, Bergens Tidende and BA.

The University of Bergen has a key position in Media City Bergen, and The Department of Information Science and Media Studies offers several new Bachelor's- and Master's programmes in journalism, television production, and interaction design.

The vision for Media City Bergen is to develop an internationally leading environment for innovation and knowledge development in the media field through enhanced interaction between media and technology companies, and educational and research institutions.

Do you want to study at Media City Bergen? More information here.





Professor Ole J. Mjøs from the University of Bergen outside the new media cluster, Media City Bergen, in March 2017.

Media education in front in Bergen

In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.


UiB to participate in world-leading media innovation project

With support from the Research Council of Norway, the graphics company Vizrt and the University of Bergen are developing a world-leading tool for online video editing.

Social media influencer Yusuf Omar and Professor Astrid Gynnild from the University of Bergen at the Mobile spotting in the media conference in Bergen on 12 January 2017.

The rise of the selfie journalist

Selfie journalist and social media influencer Yusuf Omar inspired the audience at the Mobile spotting in the media-conference in Bergen.

Media City Bergen at night

New innovative media studies in Norway

Starting in 2017, six new programmes of professional studies will help students master the media landscape of the future.


University of Bergen participates in EU-project on innovative journalism

Researchers from the University of Bergen participate in EU funded project to develop new technology for making journalists more creative.