Øyvind Svendsen is Senior Research Fellow in the Research group on global order and diplomacy at NUPI. He holds a PhD from the University of Copenhagen and he has a master’s degree in International Relations Theory is from the London School of Economics.
2020: ‘Practice time!’ Doxic futures in security and defence diplomacy after Brexit. Review of International Studies 46(1): 3-19.
2019: Spin-off av EØS? Norge og europeisk utenriks-, sikkerhets- og forsvarssamarbeid. Internasjonal Politikk 77(4): 378-387. (med Pernille Rieker)
2019: Differentiated (Dis)integration in Practice: The Diplomacy of Brexit and the Low Politics of High Politics. Journal of Common Market Studies 57(6): 1419-1430. (med Rebecca Adler Nissen)
2019: Brexit and the Future of European Defence: Towards a Practice Approach to Differentiated Defence Integration. Journal of European Integration 41(8): 993-1007.
2016: Stigma i Internasjonal Politikk: Norge, EU og søken etter «det normale» i en post-sovjetisk sikkerhetskontekst. Internasjonal Politikk 74(1): 1-20.
2020 PhD, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
2015 MSc International Relations Theory, London School of Economics
2014 BA International Studies and History, Lillehammer University College
2021 - Senior Research Fellow, NUPI
2016 - 2020 Ph.d. candidate, University of Copenhagen
2015 - 2016 Lecturer, Lillehammer University College
2010 - 2011 Grenadier, the Royal Norwegian Air Force
Publications All publications
Publication : Podcast | 2022
Podcast (in Norwegian) about Nordic security cooperation in the past and present, and how the war in Ukraine is affecting the Nordic states’ security1
Publication | 2022
This study asks how the special relationship between countries in Africa and the Nordic region may be affected by a changing global order, that the A1
Publication : Feature Article | 2022
Op. Ed. about responses to the war in Ukraine, and changes in longstanding Nordic security and defence policies.
Publication : Report | 2022
Summary: What security challenges do the Nordic states highlight in a fluctuating security environment? Towards which partner institutions, networks1
Publication : Policy brief | 2021
Nordic states’ partnership choices in security and defence are more aligned than they were a decade ago. When Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish1
Projects All projects
Research project | 2022 - 2023 (Ongoing)
This project takes a closer look at developments on key areas in the relationship between Norway and the EU towards 2030....
Research project | 2022 - 2024 (Ongoing)
Our times are shaped by developments in geopolitical power dynamics, fast-paced technological development and climate change. In this research program NUPI analyses how these developments change the s...
A new European security and defence architecture in the making: What does it look like and what are the implications for Norway? (EURODEFENCE)Research project | 2021 - 2024 (Ongoing)
This project will study the implications of the new European defence initiatives for Norway particularly, as an allied and closely associated non-member of the EU. Despite the incremental nature of th...
Research project | 2019 - 2023 (Ongoing)
How can liberal open societies reap the benefits of open economies, but at the same time protect their legitimate security interests? In the project “Consequences of Investments for National Security”...
Research project | 2019 - 2020 (Completed)
COMFEAR aims to identify key issues of common concern and shared threats as perceived by publics and policymakers in Czechia and Norway....
Events All events
EventWed 7 Oct 2020Time: 16:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
Which areas of cooperation are being prioritised as the UK leaves the European Union, and how can the relationship be expected to develop in the coming years?
Articles All articles
3 Jan 2022
In what ways are the structures and contents of world politics changing? How do global power dynamics influence states’ foreign policy – and vice ver1
8 Dec 2021
The Nordic states’ assessments of the international security environment are becoming more similar, according to a new NUPI policy brief.
3 Jan 2022
The Ministry of Education and Research has appointed the NUPI board for the period 2022 - 2025