University of Bergen

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Most Influential School

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.

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 Anthropology, Earth Sciences, and Sociology. Here are some of University of Bergen's most famous alumni:

Arne Simonsen
A Norwegian politician.
Svein Gjerdåker
Svein Gjerdåker
A Norwegian newspaper editor.
Bent Høie
A Norwegian politician.
Knut Olav Åmås
A Norwegian writer, editor and politician.
Hilde Sandvik
Hilde Sandvik
A Norwegian journalist.
Pål Benum
A Norwegian professor and long-distance runner.
Kristin Krohn Devold
A Norwegian politician.
Tore Renberg
Tore Renberg
A Norwegian writer and musician.
Sveinung Rotevatn
A Norwegian politician.
Frank Rossavik
Frank Rossavik
A Norwegian journalist.
Helga Salvesen
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Geir Egil Eide
A Norwegian researcher.