Research at Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences emphasizes the importance of strong scientifc disciplines as the basis for good quality research.
The seven departments at Faculty of Social Sciences conduct extensive research in research groups and in research projects as part of international networks. The findings from the research are disseminated in teaching, scientific publications and at activities aimed at the general public.
Research is taking place in the disciplines sociology, political science, economics, information sciences, media sciences, social anthropology and geography. Comprehensive information about the research at the Faculty of Social Sciences is found at the websites of the departments and research groups.
MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation
Researchers, media and technology companies in Media City Bergen will establish a centre for developing responsible media technology for the future. The University of Bergen (UiB) and partners from research and industry have now been granted status as Centre for Research-Based Innovation (SFI) .
Centre on Law and Social Transformation
In 2014, the Centre on Law & Social Transformation – LawTransform – was opened in collaboration between the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen. Researchers from law studies, social sciences and a number of other disciplines work together at the centre to look at how the...