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About UiB

University of Bergen (UiB) — public non-profit university. It is located in Bergen, Norway. UiB is a member of European University Association (EUA), Coimbra Group, Utrecht Network.

The university is among the top-280 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. The educational institution is in the top-250 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

UiB does research in different fields of study and offers master programs.

Location
Bergen, Norway
Establishment year
1946
Students
15,202
International students
1,566
Female students
59%

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SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Life Sciences & Medicine182
Arts & Humanities204
Natural Sciences272
Social Sciences & Management378
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UiB tuition fees

At UiB, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. At UiB, education is free for everyone, both in Norwegian and English. But for admission to such programs, you should know the language at least at a B2 level. Students should only pay a semester fee — 99 USD per year. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters

Study programs at UiB

Journalism & Media
Media and Interaction Design
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Public Administration
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Applied Sciences & Professions
Work and Organizational Psychology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics & Business Management
Digital Culture
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Fisheries Biology and Management
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Optimization
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Public Administration
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Education & Training
Education (part-time)
Study form
Part-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Arts & Humanities
Curatorial Practice
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Design
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Fine Art
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Media and Interaction Design
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Music Performance or Composition
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Social Sciences & Management
Digital Culture
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Geographies of Sustainable Development
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Global Development - Theory and Practice
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Politics and Governance of Global Challenges
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Public Administration
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
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Medicine
Biomedical Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Developmental Biology, Physiology and Nutrition
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Global Health
Study degree
MPH
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Humanities
Chinese
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
English
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.5, PTE — 74, TOEFL iBT — 108
Italian
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Linguistics
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Philosophy
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
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Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Climate Dynamics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Earth Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Environmental Toxicology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Geographies of Sustainable Development
Study degree
MPhil
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
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Agriculture & Forestry
Aquaculture Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Fisheries Biology and Management
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Marine Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Marine biogeochemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
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Computer Science & IT
Algorithms
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Bioinformatics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Informatics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Logic
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
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Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Acoustics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Algorithms
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Aquaculture Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 1.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Acoustics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Chemometrics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Energy
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Energy and Process Technology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Other
Algebra
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Mathematical Analysis
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Physical Geography
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Reservoir Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Topology
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
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Bachelor degree at UiB

It is not possible to enter an undergraduate program at UiB after the 11th grade. In Norway, school education lasts longer than 11 years, so applicants need to complete one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.), or study for a year at a university in their home country.

Master's degree at UiB

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 80 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
80

UiB campus

The campus of UiB is located in Bergen. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. UiB accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

After graduation from the university, students can stay in the country for 1 year. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of UiB find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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