Background and activities

I am currently working as a student advisor for international students at the Faculty of Engineering (IV), where I have been working since June 2013.

My responsibilities at the Faculty of Engineering (IV) are: 

  • International coordinator - contact between IV and NTNU's Office of International Relations
  • Student advisor for students in the Faculty's 15 international Master's programmes
  • Student advisor for exchange students at the IV faculty
  • Coordinating the Faculty's exchange agreements
  • Contact with existing and potential partner institutions abroad
  • Faculty contact person for courses in continued vocational studies


  • Master of Arts specializing in Diplomatic History, NTNU, completed in December 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, NTNU, completed in June 2008

Previous work experience: 

  • Higher Executive Officer, Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, November 2012 - May 2013
  • Higher Executive Officer, Office of International Relations, NTNU, November 2011 - November 2012
  • Trainee, Mid-Norway European Office, Brussels, January 2011 - November 2011

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database


  • Bjørgum, Lars Espen. (2010) A cynical enterprise? Amerikansk støtte til det kurdiske opprøret i Irak, 1972-75. 2010.