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Promotion seminar for female associate professors

Welcome to a seminar with presentations from female professors and representatives from the University management and faculty level. You'll also receive specific advice on existing requirements when applying for competence promotion to professor.


  • Promote the competence promotion possibilities at UiO and encourage more applicants
  • Offer tipps and counsel from newly appointed professors
  • Give professional suggestions on personal factors for achieving promotional goals
  • Clarify criteria and requirements for applicants
  • Provide inspiration!


08:45 Coffee and mingling

Ragnhild Hennum, Prorektor and Head of the Gender Equality Coordination Group


UiO's initiatives for gender balance and equality
Hege Elisabeth Løvbak, Equality Adviser, Department of Personnel Support


The legal framework for promotion
Hege Elisabeth Løvbak, Equality Adviser,
with assistance from Magnhild Nesheim, Adviser, Department of Personnel Support


Group discussions with faculty representatives

10.15 Break

Discussion between three members of a promotion committee

Oddbjørn Knutsen, professor, Department of Political Science

Berit Karseth, professor, Department of Education

Stein Kaartvedt, professor, Department of Biosciences

11:30 Lunch

My way to professorship

Unn Røyneland, Professor and Deputy Director of MultiLing, Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan  

Anne Julie Semb, professor and head of Department, Department of Political Science


Thank you for today!

Target group

Female associate professors employed at UiO in at least a 50 % position who consider applying for promotion to professor.

Number of participants

Maximum 25 persons

Time and place

Tuesday, 28 March, 2017, 09:00-13:00, at Lucy Smith's Building, 10th floor, Hannah Ryggen room, map


The seminar is free of charge.


The seminar will be held in Norwegian.


This spring, the seminar was held on 28 March, 2017.

Contact information

Equality Adviser Hege Elisabeth Løvbak, Department of Personnel Support

Published June 24, 2015 3:24 PM - Last modified Apr. 19, 2017 8:59 AM