International Office staff

The international office’s main function is to provide strategic and operational support and advice to the management, academic groups and students regarding strategy, internationalisation of educational programmes, mobility, partnerships and information.


Reception desk 10:00 - 14:00 hrs.
Tel. +47 51 83 27 34
E-mail for incoming exchange students:
E-mail for outgoing exchange students:

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


Programme management

  • Programme management (Erasmus+ Key Actions 1 EMJMD & ICM, 2, 3, Jean Monnet)
  • Project development and support
  • Follow-up to national and international trends in educational policies
  • Staff training in internationalization

Trym N. Holbek
Tel. +47 51 83 13 22

Magdalena Brekke
Tel. +47 51 83 30 60


Faculty support and student exchange

  • Development of study programme mobility windows
  • Management of international cooperation agreements: Nordplus, Erasmus+
  • Project development support
  • Development and administration of institutional international cooperation agreements for student mobility
  • Outgoing and incoming students exchange services
  • International Orientation Days
  • Institutional promotion abroad and media contact responsibilities

Faculty of Social Sciences
UiS Business School

Faculty coordinator: Nora Skansaar
Exchange officer: Jan Morten Øien (Erasmus+ institutional coordinator)


Faculty of Arts and Education
Faculty of Performing Arts

Faculty coordinator: Mona Heimdal
Exchange officer: Solvor Sleveland


Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty coordinator: Bente Dale, NORDTEK coordinator, tel. +47 51 83 417 08
Exchange officer:
Marianne Høie, tel: +47 51 83 33 24


Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty coordinator: Magdalena Brekke, (50%)
Exchange officer: Vibeke Kvarven (Nordlys/Nordic cooperation)


Interns and projects
Jyoti Bhardwaj, Service desk and admission
Francois-Xavier Constantin-Jonsson

Staff members on leave
Erika Torgersen On leave until August 2019
Celine Nygaard On leave from 14. October 2018