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International Office staff

The international office consists of specialized teams working in internationalization of educational programmes. Our main function is to provide support and advice to academic groups and students regarding mobility, partnerships and information.

- Head
- Faculty services / Academic support group
- Student mobility staff

Service desk 10:00 - 14:00 hrs.
Tel. +47 51 83 27 34
E-mail for incoming exchange students: exchange@uis.no
E-mail for outgoing exchange students: utveksling@uis.no
E-mail for questions concerning full degree admission: admissions@uis.no


Bjarte Hoem
Head of International Office
ECIU local coordinator
Tel. +47 51 83 30 77


Faculty services / Academic support group

Trym N. Holbek
Faculty of Arts and Education
NORHED, Erasmus+ Key Action 2
Tel. +47 51 83 13 22

Celine Nygaard
Faculty of Social Sciences
Nordlys/Nordic cooperation, University of the Arctic , Joint Master Degrees
Tel. +47 51 83 37 33

Lena Forgaard
Faculty of Science and Technology
NORDTEK
Tel. +47 51 83 42 58

Tasks:

  • Joint degrees and study programmes
  • Project development and support
  • Follow-up to national and international trends in educational policies
  • Support for development of study programme mobility windows
  • Strategic support for internationalization
  • Management of international cooperation agreements: Nordplus, Erasmus

Student mobility staff

Magdalena Brekke
Team Manager, 
Student Mobility coordinator, Refugees with insufficient documentation, Quota scheme, NORPART
Tel. +47 51 83 30 60

Incoming students
Birgit Brun
Full degree admission
Tel: +47 51 83 32 51

Elias Conde Pais
Full degree admission
Tel: +47 51 83 30 58

Sara Shiromizu
Full degree admission
Tel: +47 51 83 10 59

Kathrine Pekot
Incoming exchange students, Erasmus+ Global Mobility
Tel: +47 51 83 31 01

Shizuka Kamata Sydnes
ECIU, full degree admission
Tel: +47 51 83 10 63

Outgoing students
Vilde Baklid
Outgoing exchange students to Australia, New Zealand and Asia
Tel: +47 51 83 27 38

Marianne Høie
Outgoing exchange students to United States, Canada and South America
Tel: +47 51 83 33 24

Hege Rosså
Erasmus+ institutional coordinator
Outgoing exchange students to Europe

Tel. +47 51 83 31 40

Eilin Sandsmark
Outgoing exchange students to the Nordic countries and South Europe
Incoming exchange students, marketing and social media
Tel: +47 51 83 29 58

Interns
Julia Peter
Student assistant
Tel: +47 51 83 33 62

Maike Roeschel
Erasmus intership student
Tel: +47 51 83 xxxx

Staff members on leave
Mona Heimdal On leave until March 2017
Outgoing exchange students to United States and Canada
Tel. +47 51 83 30 95

Erika Torgersen On leave until January 2017
Erasmus+ institutional coordinator
Outgoing exchange students to Australia and New Zealand
Tel. +47 51 83 10 92

Tasks:

  • Development and administration of institutional international cooperation agreements for student mobility
  • Applications for outgoing students
  • Student advice and information services regarding studies abroad to UiS students
  • International admissions and general advice to incoming students - exchange and degree seeking students
  • International Orientation Week
  • Marketing and recruitment
  • Institutional promotion abroad and media contact responsibilities
  • Refugees with insufficient documentation
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