The University of Bergen (UiB) is a young and modern university (www.uib.no). The UiB has high level of research and education in all of its six faculties, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Medicine and Dentistry, Social Sciences, Humanities, Psychology 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.