SDG Bergen

Internal SDG initiatives at UiB

Across the University of Bergen there is a broad range of initiatives engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Find a selection on this page.

SDG Bergen is one of a broad range of SDG-related initiatives at the University of Bergen (UiB). We have collected a selection of the various initiatives found at the university.

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Bergen Summer Research School
The first Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) was in June 2008. BSRS brings together PhDs, postdoctoral fellows and other young researchers for discussions on global and international issues on a research-based platform. For BSRS 2019 there is a special focus on science advice and science diplomacy, with SDG Bergen Science Advice's Academic Director Edvard Hviding as scientific leader.

The UNESCO Chair at UiB
In 2015, the University of Bergen was awarded a UNESCO Chair entitled Sustainable Heritage and Environmental Management – Nature and Culture. The UNESCO Chair at UiB is Dr Inger Elisabeth Måren and focuses particularly on pertinent aspects of sustainable development.