Faculty of Social Sciences

Student standing in front of painting

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.

Jakob Grandin and Jan Reinert Karlsen

Engaging students as European citizens in the 21st century

"We are particularly excited about providing an arena for European students to become active co-creators of their education".

MCB Future Week
David Carrol

– Norwegians need to guard their private data, says the professor who made Facebook buckle.

David Carroll sued Cambridge Analytica and won. Now, the professor who made Facebook buckle visits Future Week in Bergen. He asks Norwegians to wake up.

How to exit Brexit
Adriana Buena portrait

ERC grant holder Adriana Bunea left the UK for UiB

– The UK is heading towards very uncertain times. It is hard to push the scientific borders when you feel that you are under siege, says Adriana Bunea. The former lecturer at The University of Southampton made a swift exit from Brexit and brought a prestigious grant to Bergen.

Creative problem solving
Kreativ problemløsning

The UN provides PhD candidates at the UiB with a challenge

PhD candidates at UiB will be able to solve a specific SDG challenge provided by the UN Environment Programme. Through a new course in creative problem-solving, PhD candidates learn and apply methods that can help them establish connections across disciplines and solve problems that they could face...

Innovation Pedagogy:
bilde av student

An exploration of the uncertain

Professor Lars Nyre and his students will apply the newest within HTC Vive technology. Together with the students he asks the fundamental questions: What is this? How can it be used?