Bergen University College
Bergen University College is a Norwegian public institution of higher education, established in August 1994 by the merging of six former independent colleges in Bergen, Norway
Norway , officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic unitary constitutional monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Jan Mayen, and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard and Bouvet Island. Norway has a total area of and a population of about 4.9 million...


The College is organised in 3 faculties:
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

The total number of students is about 6000, and there are 600 academic and administrative staff.

Bergen University College (HiB) offers studies directed towards specific professions in society.

HiB emphasizes professional studies, but also offers postgraduate programs through the doctoral level in some fields, and currently has six advanced research centers to support its specialized postgraduate programs, providing opportunities for PhD student research:
• Center for Evidence Based Practice
• Center for Arts, Culture, and Communication
• Center of Innovation
• Center for Care Research, West Norway
• Center for Educational Research
• Media Center.

See also

  • Grieg Academy
  • Bergen Teknikersamfund
    Bergen Teknikersamfund
    Bergen Teknikersamfund is a student organisation at Bergen University College. It's one of the oldest student organisation in Norway, founded 21 November 1877 with the name «Regulatoren» . BTS provide non curricular activities for the students at Bergen University College....

  • University of Bergen
    University of Bergen
    The University of Bergen is located in Bergen, Norway. Although founded as late as 1946, academic activity had taken place at Bergen Museum as far back as 1825. The university today serves more than 14,500 students...

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