Trym Nohr Fjørtoft

Doctoral Research Fellow
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Phone +47 22 85 88 50
Mobile phone +47 46 74 79 36
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 30A Floor UE 0373 Oslo
Postal address ARENA Centre for European Studies P. O. Box 1143 Blindern N-0318 Oslo

Academic interests

Fjørtoft's academic interests lie within political theory and international relations. His PhD project examines the tension between expertise and democracy in European agencies as part of the REFLEX project. 


Trym Nohr Fjørtoft holds an MA in Political Science and a BA in International Studies from the University of Oslo – and was an exchange student at the Freie Universität Berlin in 2012-2013 with a personal mobility grant from the E.ON Ruhrgas. Fjørtoft has also been a seminar tutor in Political Philosophy and Introduction to Political Science at the University of Oslo. 

He was until December 2015 head of Oslo Youth Information Centre (UngInfo) and has also worked as a research assistant and communications officer at ARENA. 

Tags: Democracy, Expertise, Human rights, Legitimacy, European Union


Fjørtoft, Trym Nohr (2016). Coping or Hoping Mechanisms: Evaluating the Effectiveness of National Human Rights Institutions. Master thesis (UiO).

Published Sep. 19, 2016 2:25 PM - Last modified Oct. 8, 2019 2:09 PM