Vera Sofie Borgen Skjetne

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Phone +47 22 85 87 38
Room 334
Visiting address ARENA Centre for European Studies Sognsveien 68 0855 Oslo
Postal address ARENA Centre for European Studies P. O. Box 1143 Blindern N-0318 Oslo

Academic interests

Vera Skjetne is a MA student in Political Science at the University of Oslo. She spent a semester as an exchange student at Humboldt Universität Berlin.

Skjetne’s academic interests include EU foreign policy, migration, gender studies and feminist theory. Her MA thesis examines gender justice in the EU’s external migration policy, with special focus on EU’s work to combat human trafficking. The thesis is a part of the GLOBUS project and her supervisors at ARENA are Cathrine Holst and Johanne Døhlie Saltnes.


Skjetne holds a BA in International Studies from the University of Oslo, including an exchange year at the Freie Universität Berlin in 2015-2016.

Skjetne has previously worked for the Norwegian NGO’s Operation Day’s Work and the Development Fund’s Youth Organization.

Tags: Migration, Common foreign and Security policy, International relations, Gender policy, Feminist Theory
Published Aug. 14, 2018 11:56 AM - Last modified Apr. 11, 2019 10:52 AM