One student tested positiv for Covid-19.
One student at BAS has tested positive for Covid-19 virus. The test was confirmed positive on Saturday, and all students and staff have received an e- mail regarding this incident. All close connections have been contacted by Smittevernkontoret (infection control), and have been instructed to stay in quarantine and test themselves. Those that have received [&...
OPEN CALL- BAS Master Studio Courses Autumn 2021
Bergen School of Architecture (BAS) launches hereby an open call for proposals for 4th – 5th year (master) studio courses for the school’s Master of Architecture. The call invites applicants to propose, plan and conduct a semester studio course in the autumn semester 2021. In addition to the studio courses offered by the school’s academic [&...
New national measures.
Yesterday, On Tuesday 23 March, the government implemented new national measures. The new measures are a tightening of national rules. New measures will be implemented from midnight, Thursday 25 March. These are the updated measures: –The distance we should keep has changed from 1 to 2 meters. If you are not able to keep 2 […]
Erasmus Charter 2021-2027
BAS has been awarded a new Erasmus Charter for the period 2021-2027, this in order to participate in mobility activities within the Erasmus+-program. This is a quality framework for activities within the Erasmus+-program. Charteret inneholder en rekke prinsipp som BAS forplikter seg til å overholde. The Charteret contains a number of specific obligations that ...
During Easter holiday, 29.03-05.04, the administration, library and caretaker’s office will be closed. BAS will be accessible during the holiday, but you will need to use a code and key-card to enter. For the week following Easter holiday (starting Tuesday 6th April) please pay attention to instructions from your teachers. Due to the unpredictable ...
BAS campus is open from 22. February
The government announced before the weekend new national regulations , with the effect from Tuesday 23rd February and also announced that the local restrictions for the Bergen Area will cease from Monday 22nd February, meaning we open the campus Monday Morning at 08.00 and welcome all students back to school. We are also very happy […]
Restrictions prolonged until 22. February - campus is closed
At the press conference 12. February by the local municipality and the government, the restrictions were prolonged for another week. The local restrictions is stepping down from a national 5A to 5C category and will be slightly eased, but this does not affect the higher education sector where all education still has to happen online. […]
New restrictions from 7. - 14. February - BAS is closed
On Sunday 7. February the local authorities announced new restrictions in Bergen due to the new mutations that are discovered locally. The restrictions are set for a one week period, starting from Sunday Feb. 07th at 18.00, and ending Sunday 14th, at midnight, but the restrictions can be prolonged. The consequence for our school is […]
Do you want to become an architect at BAS? The online application portal for 2021 is now open!
We admit student for the 1st year. (requires that you speak and understand Norwegian) and if you have a bachelor degree from another school, you can apply for admission to the 4th year. (English program) In addition we admit exchange and visiting students. You can find more information here: https://bas.org/en/opptak/ Application ...
Updated covid-19 restrictions from Wednesday 20. January
Dear all, We are very happy that the government announced at a press-conference today they will allow more physical teaching when it is required for the study progression in each individual institution. All universities and colleges should still have digital teaching when possible, and large lectures should be avoided. For our sake, we think that [&...
Open call -BAS cross-courses spring 2021
We hereby launch an open call to propose a cross course for BAS planned to be arranged February 10th to 12th 2021. The cross courses will be open for all the students at BAS. The ambition is that the students have 10 courses to choose from, and that the maximum number of students per course […]
Digital teaching from 4. -18. January
At a pressconference today, 3. January, the Norwegian authorities announced that all universities and colleges will have digital teaching for a period of 2 weeks, from 4.-18. January. This is due to an increase in the transmission rate. Unless we will be advised differently, the school building will be open and you can expect to […]
Infection control regulations in Bergen from 21 December
Until further notice, Bergen will follow the national regulations and recommendations. BAS will follow the development and can adjust accordingly, but for now, we are lookning forward to welcoming all of our students back on campus 4. January. We wish you all a peaceful holiday.
Emma Nilsson is the new rector at BAS
The board of Bergen School of Architecture has hired Emma Nilsson as the new rector and general manager of BAS from September 2021. Emma comes from a position as assistant program manager at Lund University, Sweden. She has a master’s and doctorate in architecture from Lund University, has worked as a practicing architect and has [&...
Just released: The Urbanisation of the Sea, edited by BAS teacher Nancy Couling & Carola Hein, TU Delft.
This book gathers diverse contributions to tell the story of the sea-land continuum based on the case of the North Sea – one of the world’s most industrialised seas. The space of the North Sea is almost fully planned and it has been loaded with the task of increasing economic production from both new and [&...
Claudiu Tamas is the winner of Statsbygg Student Award 2020
8. December Statsbygg handed out their Student Award 2020 during an online event. This year, Statsbygg decided to give the prize to Claudiu Tamas for his project “Upstream – Reimagining the collective dream of a city” See his diploma here. The head of the jury, Else Bingen Sande read the jurys feedback on all 3 […]
From 7.November until 6. December: covid-19 restrictions
The national authorities has released new and stricter regulations (link below) and they were 7. november followed by local regulations that are even stricter (link below). The local regulations are prolonged until 6. December. All education will be done digitally for the two next weeks.From 7. November until 6. December we are required to work […]
Vacancies at Bergen School of Architecture
Bergen School of Architecture (BAS) is happy to announce that we are in search of interested and engaged teachers for 3 new four year fixed term positions. The three positions will focus on: Making and the workshops Landscape and Ecology Artistic exploration Read the call here.
Do you want to work as an assistant in the library?
We need 1-2 new assistants rather soon. We want to know your motivation for working in the library. In addition let us know your ideas for what to do and how to organize the Thursday evening events in the library. Finally we need to know for how long period you will be at BAS and [&...