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Faculty of Social Sciences

Det samfunnsvitenskaplige fakultet UiB

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.

BERGEN SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOOL 2021
Bergen seen from Floien

Science and Society towards the Sustainable Development Goals

We now welcome applications for six parallel courses with cross-cutting keynotes and virtual social events. BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.

Researcher to watch
Ragnhild Muriaas Politics as profession

Politics as profession

Professor Ragnhild Muriaas at the University of Bergen started her working career as a DJ. Now she investigates what strings must be played in politics to make a footprint.

Citizen or refugee
Grenseovergang

Who is (un)protected by the law?

– Migration is an important field of law because legal status makes an enormous difference. If you have status as ‘citizen’ you are protected by the law in a completely different way than refugees and migrants.

Article in Climate Policy
portrait of Kevin Anderson

'Climate progressive' nations fall far short of Paris Agreement targets

Recently appointed Adjunct Professor Kevin Anderson’s newest study demonstrates just how far even 'climate progressive' nations are from meeting our international commitments to avoid dangerous climate change.

News
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.