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Faculty of Psychology

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The Faculty of Psychology offers vocational training for psychologists, is responsible for university teaching training at UiB, contributes with the pedagogy part of teacher training and offers degree courses in a wide range of subjects: child welfare, health promotion, education, special education, psychology, work and organizational psychology and speech therapy. The Faculty's main focus in research is related to health, learning, development-related research and basic research in a broad sense.

News
Photo of Sofia Petkovic.

Had her eyes set on her dream job

Sofia Petkovic chose a masters program with an internship component. Then she used the internship to network her way to a full time job.

When the well is empty
Please save water

When the well is empty

Tales from young lives experiencing the climate change and water crisis in South Africa. Our climate is in constant change. Today human made technologies are making this change happen more rapidly, that have led to an increase in environmental changes and extreme weather. Through media exposure the...

SUSTAINABLE CHILDHOOD
Scott Drimie from Stellenbosch University and Marguerite Daniel from the University of Bergen after presenting their research project at University of Western Cape on Thursday 1 November 2018.

On climate change and child health

How does climate change impact on child health? That is the subject of a research collaboration between Stellenbosch University and the University of Bergen.

Climate and energy transition
New energy

Psychology makes a difference for climate change

Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.

Research
Marco Hirnstein, IBMP

Small electrical shocks give healthier brains

Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.

Doctoral Education

The doctoral education lasts for a standard period of three years and includes independent scientific work in the form of a thesis to be defended at a public defence. In addition, the organized doctoral education includes a training module (30 ects) lasting one semester.