Department of Mechanical engineering and Maritime studies

The departement has approximately 855 students and 73 full-time employees.

Our department is located in Bergen and Haugesund.

We educate the engineers of the future and have maritime education at bachelor's, master's and PhD level.


bilde av Jorunn Steensnæs

Jorunn Steensnæs

Head of Department

bilde av Nils Ottar Antonsen

Nils Ottar Antonsen

Assistant Head of Department

bilde av Hassan Momeni

Hassan Momeni

Assistant Head of Department

The Centre contributes to the regional development of Western Norway through the development of maritime knowledge, and work to ensure that HVL is an attractive and preferred partner. It develops projects and create meeting places between HVL and the maritime industry.

Studenter på MarinLab

MarinLab is a towing tank test facility situated on the Bergen campus. The state-of-the-art laboratory is used for teaching purposes, student projects and industry-led research.