Humanities specialists have some of the most varied and interesting careers – because our studies enable us to work in practically all fields, Øystein N. Øksenvåg says. He has a master’s degree in East Asian Studies and works at the Foreign Language Centre.
The competence I have in Chinese affairs and the perspectives that my education at HF gave me are now the defining factors in my daily work at the embassy in Bejing, Sunniva H. Abrahamsen says. She holds a master’s degree in Chinese Society and Politics and is a member of the political team at the overseas station.
The media crave expertise on China, and journalists who can read Chinese and who have a Chinese network are very much in demand, explains Ragnhild Sofie Selstø. She works as a journalist for Aftenposten, Stavanger Aftenblad and Framtida.no.
The language skills and region-specific knowledge that he obtained through his East Asian Studies are essential for Pål Johansen, who is an Adviser at the Directorate of Immigration.