Bjørnar Sæther

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Phone +47 22855803
Mobile phone +4795769703
Room 312
Available hours Mandag 12-14
Visiting address Harriet holters hus
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

Works within a Norwegian and Nordic perspective

  • Innovation in rural areas
  • Agriculture
  • Agro-food industry
  • Resource based industries
  • Action research

Courses taught

  • SGO 2200 - Economic globalisation and regional development
  • SGO 4603 - Innovation in rural areas


  • Masters degree (hovedfag) in Human Geography, University of Oslo 1991
  • Employed initially as a research assistant, then as researcher at Oestfold Research Institute Ltd
  • Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, UiO 1995-1999
  • Dr. Polit from the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, UiO 1999
  • Researcher at Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) 1999
  • Associate Professor in Economic Geography at Department of Sociology and Human Geography, UiO from 2000

Positions held

  • Vice head of department 2008-2011
  • Head of Norwegain council of geography



Tags: Economic geography, Rural development, Human Geography
Published Oct. 1, 2010 2:21 PM - Last modified Feb. 9, 2018 10:42 AM