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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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Is Rising Inequality Fueling a Global Rise of the Far-Right?

Right-wing populism and authoritarian tendencies are on the rise around the world. Renowned sociologist Walden Bello will explore this topic in this year’s GRIP lecture.

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Professor Trond Petersen gets an honorary doctorate from UiB

«The efforts of professor Trond Petersen has been really important in developing research collaboration and student exchange between Norwegian universities and the University of Berkeley,» says Jan Erik Askildsen, dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Professor Don Kalb asks the difficult questions
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«Migration, productivity, education and urbanization are not making everybody happy»

Capitalism is not just an economy, it is a type of society, according to professor in social anthropology, Don Kalb. For the past few years, he and his team have tried, through field work and research, to understand what is happening to people and communities in areas that have recently become...

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Siddharth Sareen named Nils Klim Laureate 2024

Today it was announced that CET Professor II Siddharth Sareen is the Nils Klim Laureate 2024 for his work in environmental social sciences.

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«A formal, methodical approach to artificial intelligence suits me well»

Rustam Galimullin is one of several experts in artificial intelligence at UiB. Learn more about him and his research here.