CEMS Annual Events & MIM Graduation Ceremony

Explore Bergen

Welcome to Bergen - Where Fjords Meet Culture!

View of the Bryggen houses by Lars Korvald
The CEMS graduation ceremony in 2024 presents an ideal occasion to explore the enchanting city of Bergen.

Bergen is a charming blend of natural wonders and rich cultural heritage. With its stunning fjords and vibrant arts scene, Bergen offers a unique experience where scenic beauty meets artistic expression. 

Explore historic sites like Bryggen or embark on a fjord cruise to witness nature's grandeur. In Bergen, every corner tells a story, making it a destination that captivates the imagination and delights the senses.

With a population embracing a multitude of nationalities, Bergen is a melting pot of cultures, fostering an atmosphere of inclusivity and celebration of diversity. Over 120 languages echo through its charming streets, reflecting the city's cosmopolitan character. 

As you explore Bergen's vibrant neighborhoods and interact with its welcoming residents, you'll witness firsthand the rich tapestry of languages and cultures that contribute to the city's dynamic energy and vibrant spirit, aligning with the CEMS values all the way.

With each step, you'll discover a city that seamlessly intertwines natural beauty with vibrant culture, creating an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

Christmas in Bergen

Bergen during the festive season is truly enchanting – a winter wonderland adorned with twinkling Christmas lights and decorated trees. 

Discover bustling Christmas markets brimming with local crafts and festive treats, cosy up in traditional Norwegian pubs with warm drinks amidst picturesque surroundings. 

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Bergen, as Christmas comes alive under the flakes of snow and seasonal markets, creating cherished memories to last a lifetime.
Bergen centre decorated with Christmas lights_picture by Robin Strand

From charming wooden boats to cosy cafes and cultural performances, Bergen has something special for everyone

We invite you to experience Bergen's rich maritime history, stunning sightseeing, eateries, theater scenes, and captivating museums. If you're unsure of what to do in Bergen, check out our list of the city’s highlights for an unforgettable experience.
Bryggen og Hanseatisk Museum_Gjertrud_Coutinho

Discover Bergen's creative art scene beyond nature

We invite you to tap into Bergen's rich maritime heritage, explore its picturesque sights, savor local cuisine, immerse yourself in captivating theater productions, and discover its enriching museums. 

Check out the Hanseatic Museum in Bergen, that offers a glimpse into the city's rich history!
Kunsthall 3,14 and a representation by Heather Dewe

Kunsthall 3,14 aim to create dialogue through art

Kunsthall 3,14 in Bergen is a dynamic and an innovative art hub in Bergen, that fosters contemporary art gallery situated in the heart of the city. 

With its thought-provoking exhibitions, workshops, and events, Kunsthall 3,14 offers visitors an enriching and inspiring experience at the forefront of Bergen's contemporary art scene.
Iconic Brygge image_Robin Strand

Iconic outdoor attractions around the city

Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, exhibits colorful Hanseatic wooden buildings from the 14th century, reflecting Bergen's maritime history. 

Nature lovers can relish panoramic views from Mount Fløyen via a scenic railway, and from Mount Ulriken, accessible by hiking or cable car, offering equally breathtaking vistas.
Terrace and people in Bergen

Bergen’s urban delights

Skostredet Bergen offers a dynamic array of activities, from exploring unique boutiques showcasing local fashion and design to savoring artisanal cuisine at trendy eateries. Enjoy live music performances and art exhibitions while indulging in urban delights.
A handfull of fish at the fish market in Bergen, picture by Johnny_Mazzilli

Bergen's fish market

Bergen's fish market is a lively waterfront destination offering fresh seafood caught daily from the surrounding fjords and North Sea. Experience the unique atmosphere as fishermen and vendors showcase their catch, providing a taste of Bergen's coastal traditions.
Old Bergen and wooden houses, Visit Bergen, Robin Strand

Bergen's architecture

Bergen's streets are adorned with a variety of wooden structures, from quaint cottages to stately mansions, each contributing to the city's unique character. While wandering through Bergen's picturesque neighbourhoods, let yourself be enveloped in the authenticity of its architecture.