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Faculty of Social Sciences

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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.

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.

BSRS 2020
BSRS live

Bergen Summer Research School goes digital

Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.

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.

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.

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).