Global civil society activity in Bergen, Norway

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Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Vestland on the west coast of Norway. At the end of the first quarter of 2018, the municipality's population was 280,216, and the Bergen metropolitan region has about 420,000 inhabitants. Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway. The municipality covers 465 square kilometres (180 sq mi) and is on the peninsula of Bergenshalvøyen. The city centre and northern neighbourhoods are on Byfjorden, 'the city fjord', and the city is surrounded by mountains; Bergen is known as the 'city of seven mountains'. Many of the extra-municipal suburbs are on islands. Bergen is the administrative centre of Hordaland, and consists of eight boroughs: Arna, Bergenhus, Fana, Fyllingsdalen, Laksevåg, Ytrebygda, Årstad, and Åsane.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Bergen is ranked #91 over a 20 year period,
with 474 meetings since 1998.


Bergen is ranked #85 in 2018, with 18 meetings.

Organizations based in Bergen

Nordic Marine Academy Est. 2005

Nordic Strabismological Association

Nordic Network for Wittgenstein Research Est. 2006

Scandinavian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Est. 1996

Senter for Midtausten og islamske studiar Est. 1987

International Institute for Terminology Research Est. 1989

International Edvard Grieg Society Est. 1996

Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives Est. 1976

European Respiratory Care Association Est. 2002

HIV Research Net Est. 2004

Nurses Christian Fellowship International Est. 1957

Scandinavian Congress for Psychiatrists

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education Est. 1991

Centre for International Health, Bergen Est. 1988

Comparative Research Programme on Poverty Est. 1992

U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre Est. 2002

Seamen's Mission - Norwegian Church Abroad Est. 1864

Scandinavian Society for Extracorporeal Technology Est. 1980

Norsk Forening for Utviklingsforskning Est. 1983

Unifob Global Est. 1986

International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English

World Association for Laser Therapy Est. 1994

Chr Michelsen Institute - Development Studies and Human Rights Est. 1930

Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology Est. 1997

Young European Researchers in Mathematics Education Est. 2001

View More profiles (30 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Bergen

2022 Annual CongressEuropean Accounting Association

2020 Annual ConferenceSouthern African-Nordic Centre

2020 CongressEuropean Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology

2020 CongressEuropean Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020 International CongressInternational Research Association INTERPRAEVENT

View More Future Events (5 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Bergen

2019 Seminar – Scandinavian Tumor Pathology Seminar
2019 Conference – European Society for Clinical Cell Analysis
2019 Annual Meeting – Nordic Spinal Deformities Society
2019 Annual Congress – International Society for Applied Ethology
2019 Annual Meeting – European Pancreatic Club
2019 Symposium – The Hemostasis and Oxygenation Research Network
2019 Norway Seminar – Society of Petroleum Engineers
2019 Meeting – Scandinavian Sarcoma Group
2019 Biennial Conference – Nordic Association for American Studies
2019 Board Meeting – ELIXIR
2019 Meeting – Nordic-Baltic Network of Art and Design Education
2018 European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems – European Association for Multi-Agent Systems
2018 Conference – International Conference on Agreement Technologies
2018 Nordic Conference – Digital Games Research Association
2018 Annual Conference – International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
2018 Annual Meeting – Forum for Arctic Modeling and Observational Synthesis
2018 Conference – International Public Management Network
2018 International Migration Conference
2018 Annual conference – International Marine Minerals Society
2018 Annual Meeting – Scandinavian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
2018 Nordic Pediatric Cardiology Meeting – Nordic Pediatric Cardiology meeting
2018 Meeting – Nordic Early Rectal Cancer Meeting
2018 Symposium – The Hemostasis and Oxygenation Research Network
2018 Workshop – International Workshop on the Arithmetic of Finite Fields
2018 Conference – European Sociological Association

View More Past Events (1023 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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