Bergen Summer Research School

Welcome to Bergen Summer Research School

The ninth Bergen Summer Research School 2016 kicks off Monday June 13 at Dragefjellet. World leading researchers and over one hundred PhD candidates from 40 countries will spend two weeks immersed in global challenges – this year related to water.

Terje Tvedt on Iceland
Erik Hannemann

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Seven parallel courses will work on discipline specific challenges while the many plenary keynotes and debates (open to the public) will challenge participants to take cross-disciplinary approaches to the issues.

Check out the keynotes and debates open to the public

This year’s Scientific Leader, Professor Terje Tvedt, kicks off the academic programme with a keynote lecture at 11:00.

New to the core programme this year is an excursion into the waterscape of western Norway. Leaving by ferry from Bergen, the participants will explore Hardanger and the impact rivers, fjords and glaciers have had on societies, communication and economic development.

BSRS is a joint effort by the Bergen University College, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Uni Research, and the University of Bergen.

Take a look at this year's programme.