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Social sciences at the University of Bergen

There are seven departments at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Bergen. We offer various courses and master's programmes taught in English.

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Hakan Sicakkan

A vital moment to study international refugee protection

UiB professor Hakan G. Sicakkan’s newly launched project Protect will study refugees’ rights to international protection. A vital moment for projects like Protect, UN Refugee Agency says.

Money Talks
Money Talks Professor Ragnhild Muriaas in Malawi during political campaign

Patriarchal structures an obstacle to women in politics in many countries

– Most often the priviliged are the winners in politics, and who is priviliged depends on gender, says professor Ragnhild Muriaas, who has lead the research project Money Talks.

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Portrettt Håvard Haarstad

Doing time for the climate

According to Håvard Haarstad, scientists have to commit to doing everything they can to get society moving in the right direction. His own commitment to saving the world earned him a night in prison in New York.

Media Futures
Media Futures christoff Trattner spaserer i gangen med robot

30 mill Euro plan to develop responsible media technology

Researchers at Media City Bergen and key media partners seek to establish a centre for developing responsible media technology. – As the robots enter the editorial rooms, the need to guard issues like ethics and data protection is urgent, says centre leader.

Inequality research
signering GRIP ny

Inequality research programme launch

The University of Bergen and the International Science Council sign today a new agreement for the Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP).