University of Bergen

Public University

Bergen, Norway

Ranking

  • # 171
  • # 163
  • # 197
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Established in 1946, the University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. It is the second oldest non-private university in Norway and offers various programs in seven different faculties and is home to around 14,800 students out of which around 1500 are foreign stude Read more

Highlights Of University of Bergen

Founding Year

1946

Best For

Mathematics

  • The university is renowned as the biggest marine university of Norway and is also a part of a marine group known as the Hjort Centre, which accomplishes inter-disciplinary research on modifications in marine ecosystems.
  • Member of renowned international networks such as the Regional University of the Arctic Network, the Global Worldwide Universities Network, the European Networks, Utrecht Network, Coimbra Group, and Compostela Group.
  • Bjerknes Centre of the University of Bergen for Climate Research is the biggest climate research centre and is regarded as one of Europe’s leading centres in this field.
  • The University of Bergen has conducted groundbreaking research in 3 different areas: Climate Research, Development Research (which tackles issues faced by poverty-stricken countries) and Marine Research.

Famous Alumni

Monica Maeland

Norwegian Politician

Karl Ove Knausgård

Norwegian Author

Erna Solberg

Prime Minister of Norway

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University of Bergen

Public University

Bergen, Norway

Established in 1946, the University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. It is the second oldest non-private university in Norway and offers various programs in seven different faculties and is home to around 14,800 students out of which around 1500 are foreign stude Read more

Ranking
#171
#163
#197

Among top 300 universities

Highlights of University of Bergen

Founding Year

1946

Best For

Mathematics
  • The university is renowned as the biggest marine university of Norway and is also a part of a marine group known as the Hjort Centre, which accomplishes inter-disciplinary research on modifications in marine ecosystems.
  • Member of renowned international networks such as the Regional University of the Arctic Network, the Global Worldwide Universities Network, the European Networks, Utrecht Network, Coimbra Group, and Compostela Group.
  • Bjerknes Centre of the University of Bergen for Climate Research is the biggest climate research centre and is regarded as one of Europe’s leading centres in this field.
  • The University of Bergen has conducted groundbreaking research in 3 different areas: Climate Research, Development Research (which tackles issues faced by poverty-stricken countries) and Marine Research.
  • Famous Alumni
    Monica Maeland

    Norwegian Politician

    Karl Ove Knausgård

    Norwegian Author

    Erna Solberg

    Prime Minister of Norway

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