System Dynamics

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Student group working

System Dynamics is a method for model based analysis and policy design. It is applied in almost all areas of research and planning and is used to guide information search, to formulate models, perform analysis, and to facilitate learning and policy implementation.

The method helps solve complex problems within disciplines and it provides a unifying language that stimulates and facilitates inter- and transdisciplinary work and education.

UFV students

Students from Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (UFV) visits the System Dynamics Group

On April 13, the System Dynamics Group hosted a group of Mathematical Engineering undergrad students and their professors from Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (UFV), Madrid, Spain, for half a day to introduce system dynamics and its utility for real-world problem-solving. We spent time on different...

Award Winners

Birgit Kopainsky, Pei Shan Loo, and Ismay Bax awarded at the International System Dynamics Conference 2022

Several members of the System Dynamics Group at University of Bergen received prestigious awards from the System Dynamics Society at the International System Dynamics Conference 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany.


Study System Dynamics

Master's students explain why they study system dynamics, what a master project in system dynamic could be, what valuable lessons they have learned and how they plan to use system dynamics after the studies.

Master's Graduation Ceremony
Student Speaker MA Graduation Ceremony 2023

Jefferson Rajah gives graduation speech at SV Graduation Ceremony 2022

Jefferson, who completed his master's degree in System Dynamics, delivered his speech at the Social Sciences Master's Graduation Ceremony in Håkons Hall on 10 June 2022.

Scientific Director Edvard Hviding of SDG Bergen Science Advice at Bergen Summer Research School in June 2021.

PhDs stepping up to policy brief call

During this year’s Bergen Summer Research School, 17 SDG-oriented policy briefs were produced by more than 100 enthusiastic participants as part of a joint call by PhD for Innovation and SDG Bergen Science Advice.