On Saturday 19th of August we ended our 3 day BAS Opening Festival by celebrating our recently graduated masters in Architecture. 27 candidates have passed their final exam, and will go out into the world to practice architecture. In front of family, friends, students and staff at BAS they received their papers that end 5 […]
Bergen Assembly announces Ravi Agarwal, Adania Shibli and Bergen School of Architecture as conveners of its 2025 edition
Press relase from Bergen Assembly: We are happy to announce Ravi Agarwal (an artist and researcher), Adania Shibli (a writer and visual culture researcher) and Bergen School of Architecture (BAS, an alternative educational institution) as joint conveners for Bergen Assembly´s fifth edition. Bergen Assembly is a platform for the arts devoted to supporting and ...
BAS Opening Festival
With BAS Opening Festival we celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. It is also the the ending of a Big Wonderful Experiment. This calls for reflection and debate. What have we learned? How do we move forward? Elke Krasny is invited as a guest speaker, Bergen Asssembly will pay us a visit, as [&...
24 new masters in Architecture
Today we had the final day of the diploma exam 2023, and we are happy to announce that 24 candidates have passed their final exam, and are ready to go out into the world and practice architecture. The exam took place from 26.-30. June, and 2 teams of assessors have been working parallel to examine […]
ERASMUS+ Summer Workshop at the RDA - Copenhagen
How to Build Circularly? Lena Winderen, Petter Finsæther Bolstad, Maria Wenyue Jessen Aas, Tone Firing and Vida Trolsdotter Boogh have participated at the fourth workshop of the Social and Enviromental Impact Academy for Architects (SEIAA). The 5 social podiums they built as particiapants in the circular building workshop stand on the waterfront at the Royal [&...
BAS student work at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023
The master course Explorations in Ocean Space was invited by Joar Nango to contribute to the Nordic pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023 with a documentation of the autumn 2022 course “Non-extractive Seascapes–Indigenous perspectives”. Three copies of books of the same name can be found against one of the exterior walls of the Girjegumpi, […]
Congratulations to our 3rd year students
The results of the 3rd year exam were announced on Friday, the 2nd of June. We congratulate all students who have presented their work, for passing the exam and completing the third year! Candidates: Mari Bergan Vida Trulsdotter Boogh Julie Finstad and Blenda Elin Josefin Groth Albrektsson Alva Oleanna Thingnes Førsund Frede Håland ...
Deadline to apply for admission to BAS is approaching.
Our online application portal is open until midnight Saturday 15. April. Information on how to apply can be found here, under the english section If you have a bachelor degree in architecture you may apply for admission to the 4th year, with the intention to complete 2 years of study at BAS. You will find […]
"Water School Conversations" and Explorations in Ocean Space
Thursday 30. March at 17.30, Explorations in Ocean Space has been invited to take part in “Water School Conversations”- a series of informal public discussions held inside the exhibition “Water School” by Oscar Tuazon at Bergen Kunsthall. Three students will present their projects. “Architect Nancy Couling developed the course “Explorations in Ocean Space” at the […]
Rector Emma Nilsson nominated to Swedish Photo Book Award!
Rector Emma Nilsson and the book field; scope; site have been nominated to the Swedish Photo Book Award. The book is a result of the artistic research project TELE SCOPE on architecture photography funded by the Swedish Research Council. A straightforward way to introduce the work of field; scope; site would be to call it [&...
BAS revisited - OPEN CALL MASTER COURSE BAS AUTUMN 2023
After a year with a big wonderful experiment at BAS we would like to carry through the ambitions of this initiative – both in terms of its thematics and the enhancing of a shared student culture, with an Open Call for a master course in the coming autumn semester. We ask for a course that […]
SAMMEN, the student welfare organization has a great tool available for free for all students. Assisted Self-Help develops online tools for people with mental problems or challenges dealing with everyday life. The aim of the tools is to increase the efficacy of treatment, as well as securing more people help at an earlier stage. The [&...
BAS students are the most content in Norway
Every year NOKUT (the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) conducts a Student Survey on how the students perceive the quality of their education. This is Norway’s largest student survey,and gives a unique and important insight into the students’ view of study quality The survey is aimed at students in the second ...
Important information about tuition fee at BAS
In January 2023, the Norwegian Government introduced mandatory tuition fees for all students with citizenship outside of EU/EEA/EFTA. For applicants in this category, starting August 2023, the tuition fee will be a total of NOK 293.257,- for one full academic year. In addition comes the fee to the Students Welfare Organisation in Bergen of NOK [&...
Kierulf and Larsen are the winners
On 25. January Statsbygg represented by deputy director Hege Eeg, handed out their Student Award 2022 to the winners Katarina Kierulf and Alvar Ekhougen Larsen for their joint project “Raw Earth. Exploring the possibilities of clay as a social and material binder”. The winning project receives a prize of NOK 20.000,-. «Statsbygg wishes to encourage […]
Future Arctic Lives and Exploration in Ocean Space
The master course Explorations in Ocean Space from the autumn term 2022 were invited as observers in the EU research project Future Arctic Lives during their field-trip to Porsanger. Rersponsible teacher: Professor Nancy Couling. What are the likely future impacts and adaptation possibilities for small-scale primary resource users in Greenland, Northern Sweden and Norway in […]