UiB events during One Ocean Week 2023

On Saturday 15 April tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl returns to Bergen and this marks the start of the first annual One Ocean Week. The city centre of Bergen will be one big festival of ocean related events. This page shows the University of Bergen's activities during the week. All activities are free and open to all, except where otherwise indicated.

Statsraad Lehmkuhl
Statsraad Lehmkuhl is wrapping up the One Ocean Expedition, a circumnavigation of Earth, and will return to Bergen 15 April 2023 and kickstarting One Ocean Week 15-22 April.
Jesper Rosenmai / Statsraad Lehmkuhl

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The University of Bergen was the first partner to board the One Ocean Expedition. During tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl's circumavigation of Earth from August 2021 to April 2023, the university has been the main actor on deck. With Statsraad Lehmkuhl's returning to Bergen, the University of Bergen is proud to announce a number of events throughout One Ocean Week 15-22 April 2023. All events are free to attend and open to the everyone. We hope to see you!

Friday 14 April

Saturday 15 April

  • 10:00-12:00 Tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl returns to Bergen from its circumnavigation of Earth – the One Ocean Expedition. The University of Bergen has been the main sponsor of the expedition, with both students and scientists taking part in the voyage. We look forward to welcoming Statsraad Lehmkuhl home! Full One Ocean Week programme here.

Sunday 16 April

  • 10:00-16:00 Family day at Bryggen. The University of Bergen will show examples of ocean science. More information here.

Monday 17 April

Tuesday 18 April

Wednesday 19 April

Thursday 20 April

  • 16:00-17:45 At this Horizon's lecture, leading ocean scientist Lisa A. Levin from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography will highlight the deep-sea ecosystems being targeted for seabed mining, take a look at their biodiversity and potential threats and management challenges. More on the lecture here.
  • 18:00-19:00 Ocean Science Bar at Statsraaden Bar & Reception - Food from the ocean. In the third and final Ocean Science Bar during One Ocean Week, we discuss why Norwegians eat less food from the ocean than they did only a few years ago. NOTE! In Norwegian.

Visit the One Ocean Week webpages for the full programme.