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NEWS | GLOBAL CHALLENGES
Social scientists Ståle Knudsen, Siri Gloppen and Hakan G. Sicakkan (from left) at the launch of the University of Bergen focus area, Global Challenges, in the University Aula on 15 May 2017.

New focus area successfully launched

The Faculty of Social Sciences contributes strongly within all three pillars of the focus area Global Challenges: global health, inequality and migration.

CAMPUS LIFE
Professor Jan Erik Askildsen and Professor Ragnhild Louise Muriaas photographed outside the Faculty of Social Sciences building at the University of Bergen in April 2017.

New dean and vice-dean at faculty from autumn 2017

Jan Erik Askildsen and Ragnhild Louise Muriaas want to strengthen the emphasis on external financing and facilitate the growth in the number of students at the faculty.

BEYOND HORIZON 2020
Close-up of Dean Knut Helland from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Bergen.

An invite to EU innovation

Research-based knowledge about society should be the focal point when addressing the major societal challenges in a turbulent era. The EU’s next research programme needs to take on these challenges.

NEWS | HONORARY DOCTORATE
Arthur Stinchcombe Professor Emeritus

American sociologist is awarded honorary doctorate at UiB

The distuingished American sociologist Arthur L. Stinchcombe has been appointed a honorary doctor at the University of Bergen.