Joachim Vigrestad is a MA student in Political Science at the University of Oslo. His current academic interest is the politicization of international trade. In his thesis, he studies Sustainable Development Chapters in EU’s external trade agreements through a case study of the India-EU BTIA negotiations. His supervisor at ARENA is Helene Sjursen
Vigrestad holds a BA in European Studies and language from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). As part of his MA degree, he has spent one semester at KU Leuven.