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 more than 18 000 students at the university. Around 2 000 of these are international students. We employ close to 4 000 faculty and staff. PhD candidates are paid employees, 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 a research-intensive academic institution that promotes cutting-edge research in a number of disciplines. Cooperation across disciplines is emphasised. Our students and scientists contribute with knowledge and new insights to meet complex challenges that shape our society.