University of Bergen (UiB)

University of Bergen (UiB)

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for us. UiB is the most cited university in Norway.
There are seven faculties at UiB and there are a total of 16 900 students at the university. Around 1 880 of these are international students. We employ 3 600 staff. PhD candidates are paid employees of staff, making the doctoral degree at UiB particularly attractive for rising talent. About one in three graduating doctors are from outside Norway.

The University of Bergen is an international research university in which all activity is based on academic freedom and curiosity-driven research. Particular emphasis is placed on three strategic research areas:
• Marine research
• Global challenges
• Climate and energy transition