University of Bergen

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Global Influence
University in Norway

About University of Bergen

According to Wikipedia, The University of Bergen is a research-intensive state university located in Bergen, Norway. The university today has over 4,000 employees and 18,000 students. It was established by an act of parliament in 1946 based on several older scientific institutions dating back to 1825, and is Norway's second oldest university. It is considered one of Norway's four "established universities" and has faculties and programmes in all the fields of a classical university including fields that are traditionally reserved by law for established universities, including medicine and law. It is also one of Norway's leading universities in many natural sciences, including marine research and climate research. It is consistently ranked in the top one percentage among the world's universities, usually among the best 200 universities and among the best 10 or 50 universities worldwide in some fields such as earth and marine sciences. It is part of the Coimbra Group and of the U5 group of Norway's oldest and highest ranked universities.

University of Bergen's Online Degrees

What Is University of Bergen Known For?

University of Bergen is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Bergen's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Bergen's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Bergen's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Anthropology, and Sociology. Here are some of University of Bergen's most famous alumni:

Carl-Gustaf Rossby
Carl-Gustaf Rossby
A Swedish and American meteorologist.
Tor Bergeron
Tor Bergeron
A Swedish meteorologist .
Jon Fosse
Jon Fosse
A Norwegian writer.
Johan Olsen
A Norwegian political scientist.
Mark Sedgwick
A British historian.
Sverre Petterssen
Sverre Petterssen
A Norwegian meteorologist .
Karl Ove Knausgård
Karl Ove Knausgård
A Norwegian author.
Terje Lømo
A Norwegian physician and professor.
Espen Aarseth
A Scholar of video game studies.
Frank Aarebrot
Frank Aarebrot
A Political Scientist.
Kjartan Fløgstad
Kjartan Fløgstad
A Norwegian writer.
Kari Martinsen
A Norwegian professor.

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