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Clare Patricia Jortveit

Senior Adviser

Senior adviser for internationalization

A6013 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

I have a background in management as the director of Aftenskolen Agder, have been a project manager at the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, an adviser for external financing at the School of Business and Law and international coordinator at UiA. 

I hold a Bachelor of Arts in English with a specialization in Journalism from the University of Delaware and a Master of Management from UiA.

I was born in England, raised in the US and have lived in Norway since 1995. I have also studied in Denmark and worked in Slovakia and Australia.

I am currently a board member of Junior Achievement Agder and Impact Hub Agder.

Work experience

  • Senor advisoer, School of Business and Law, UiA (August 2020 - March 2021)
  • Director, Aftenskolen Agder (2017 - 2020)
  • Project manager, NHO Agder (2013 - 2017)
  • Executive Officer, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (2011 - 2012 - one year leave of absence from UiA)
  • International coordinator, International Education Office, UiA (2002 - 2012)
  • Teacher, Folkeuniversitetet Kristiansand (1995 - 2002)
  • Journalist, The Daily Whale newspaper, Delaware, USA (1994 - 1995)
  • Teacher, Education for Democracy, placed at Jazykova skola, Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia (1993 - 1994)
  • Supervisor and Zamboni driver (1989 - 1993), University of Delaware Ice Skating Development Center

Academic interests

  • Intercultural communication
  • Media and society
  • Language development
  • Integration of immigrants
  • Digitalization
  • Internationalization


  • FORTHEM Euopean University Alliance (Institutional coordinator)
  • NORHED II (Institutional coordinator)

Previous projects:

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