University of Bergen

The University of Bergen (UiB) is a young and modern university. The UiB has high level of research and education in all of its seven faculties, Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Medicine and Dentistry; Social Sciences; Humanities; Psychology; Fine Art, Music and Design; and Law. In total, the UiB has 14,450 students and 3,460 faculty and staff. Yearly around 250 candidates are awarded with a PhD degree. UiB holds a significant research profile in marine and climate sciences. The Department of Earth Science (UiB-GEO) embodies research and research-based education within central geological and geophysical disciplines, including marine geoscience, petroleum, Quaternary geology, climate and earthquake-seismology.


The research is conducted on land and sea all over the globe, including extensive activity in the Arctic. UiB-GEO host national and international research infrastructure and runs a number of different research laboratories housing a wide spectrum of modern equipment for analysis and lab experiments. The department has an international profile with more than 110 research positions and 42 technical/ administrative staff members from more than 30 different countries. UiB-GEO is a partner in Centre of Excellence SapienCE, in the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research.




S2S-FUTURE project gathers an outstanding European research and training network of 15 PhD students, hosted at world-leading academic institutions and industrial companies, whose aim is to develop the S2S paradigm as a powerful vector for understanding sedimentary accumulations as natural resources.

The project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 860383.