Home

Faculty of Social Sciences

Students at the Faculty of Social Sciences with their diplomas.

Do you want to study social sciences?

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

Nyhet
bilde av marija slavkovik

Can our digital performance be understood by a theoretical formula? Marija Slavkovik hopes to find the answer.

The rule of building a perfect algorithm translates to a common experience of the real world: If you want something to be beautiful, it must handle complexity.

Internationalisation
Derek Lackaff

"International exchange of perspectives are more important than ever"

Fulbright scholar Derek Lackaff is impressed with the facilities at Media City Bergen (MCB) and thinks that international exchange and knowledge-sharing are more important than ever.

RESEARCH | ANTHROPOLOGY
Professor Annelin Eriksen, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen (UiB), photographed in July 2018.

The drama of cultural change

What happens when the basic values and social mechanism of society are challenged? And how does change influence how we view ourselves as human beings? This is at the heart of a new anthropological project at the University of Bergen.

MIGRATION RESEARCH
Political scientist Hakan G. Sicakkan, anthropologists Christine M. Jacobsen and Synnøve Bendixsen and sociologist Susanne Bygnes of the Bergen International Migration and Ethnic Relations Research Unit (IMER), photo shot in May 2018.

Sharing research results and analysis on migration policy

Different aspects and paradigms of European asylum policy were presented when the University of Bergen held a one-day migration conference in Brussels.

SDG 7
Academic Director Håvard Haarstad and the researchers Siddharth Sareen and Jakob Grandin from the Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET).

Bringing actionable knowledge to the UN

How can research and higher education help accelerate the transformation to sustainable and just societies?