The University of Bergen is Norway's largest marine university, with high-quality marine education and world-class research environments. UiB has taken a leading role in the work on the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 14 - Life below water.

GoNorth 2023

Discovers new hydrothermal field between Svalbard and Greenland

Scientists taking part in the 2023 GoNorth expedition have discovered a new hydrothermal field – an area with sea floor hot springs – in the Lena Trough, part of a mid-ocean ridge between Svalbard and Greenland.

Delagates from Indonesia

University of Bergen and Indonesian Delegation Foster Collaboration

UiB and delegation from Indonesia explored opportunities for collaboration in marine research and education

Offshore Wind | OW2040
Hywind Tampen

A new consortium in Norway gathers to establish a groundbreaking offshore wind centre

Offshore Wind 2040 (OW2040) is on track to become a Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) by the end of 2024. If the Research Council of Norway approves the FME application, OW2040 could become a world-leading hub for offshore wind development.

SDG 14 logo

The University of Bergen has been designated by the United Nations Academic Impact to coordinate university collaboration for the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 14 - Life below water: 
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals are the world's joint work plan to eradicate poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change by 2030.