Informatics, M.Sc. | University of Bergen | Bergen, Norway
24 months
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Amazing developments in science, technology and medicine are possible because of the field of computer science and informatics. The Informatics degree is offered by the University of Bergen.


Key facts

The Master's Degree Programme in Informatics degree offered by the University of Bergen is not available for international applicants residing abroad.

Research in informatics attempts to answer questions like: 

  • How do we design new languages for interacting with computers? 
  • How are mathematical models related to the foundations of computing? 
  • How do we protect computers and smart devices from malicious attack? 
  • How can we make computers and networks perform better and faster, in fields like communications, logistics, finance, and engineering?  
  • How can we future-proof information storage for coming generations?  

On the Master of Science in Informatics programme, you will have a chance to shape the future by understanding and contributing to research in these exciting technologies.  

Programme Structure

Within the master program in informatics the candidates are admitted to one of the follwing specializations:

  • Algorithm Theory
  • Visualization
  • Secure and reliable communication
  • Optimization
  • Bioinformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Computing from HVL (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)
  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology from HVL
  • Bachelor degree in Communication Systems from HVL

Tuition Fee

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    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 24 months.

The semester fee is NOK 590. This programme is avalible for citizens from within the European Union/EEA/EFTA.

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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