Management

Rectorate

Jørn Mortensen
Rector
Tel.: + 47 945 23 328
Email: jorn.mortensen@khio.no

The Rector has overall responsibility for academic activities at Oslo National Academy of the Arts. The Rector is elected by the staff for a fixed term of four years with the possibility of re-election for a second term. The Rector also serves as chair of the board.

Merete Lingjærde
Pro-Rector
Tel.: + 47 909 18 358
Email: mereling@khio.no

The Pro-Rector assumes responsibility during extended absences of the Rector, and also has special responsibility for the Learning Environment Committee. The Pro-Rector is elected by the staff for a fixed term of four years with the possibility of re-election for a second term.

Director

Annemarie Bechmann Hansen
Academy Director
Tel.: +47 951 95 645
Email: annehans@khio.no

The Director is in charge of administrative functions and financial management, within the framework set by the Ministry of Education and Research and the board. The Director is appointed for a fixed term of six years with the possibility of re-appointment for a second term. The Director serves as secretary to the board.

Departmental heads

Hege Nyborg
Acting Dean, Academy of Fine Art
Tel.: +47 905 61 434
Email: hegenybo@khio.no

Ellen Aslaksen
Dean, Art and Craft department
Tel.: +47 926 37 078
Email: ElleAsla@khio.no

Suzanne Bjørneboe
Dean, Academy of Dance
Tel.: + 47 952 18 335
Email: suzanne.bjorneboe@khio.no

Tore Dingstad
Acting Dean, Academy of Opera
Tel.: +47 479 15 374
Email: toreding@khio.no

Mira Bartov
Dean, Academy of Opera (on leave)
Tel.: +47 948 28 200
Email: mira.bartov@khio.no

Karianne Bjellås Gilje
Dean, Design department
Tel.: +47 997 26 607
Email: kbgilje@khio.no

Jon Refsdal Moe
Dean, Academy of Theatre
Tel.: +47 480 39 689

Administrative management

Atle Faye
Head of Section, Communication and Service
Tel.: +47 913 47 369
Email: atle.faye@khio.no

Torben Lai
Head of Section, Academic Affairs
Tel.: +47 928 96 161
Email: torben.lai@khio.no

Jim Fainberg
Head of Section, Technical Production
Tel.: +47 915 40 607
Email: jim.fainberg@khio.no

Bjørge Vestli
Acting Head of Section, Library and Archive
Tel.: +47 945 23 260
Email: bjorge.vestli@khio.no

Lillian Andersen
Head of Section, Human Resources
Tel.: +47 905 10 044
Email: lillande@khio.no

Jørn Johannessen (on leave)
Head of Section, Finance and Infrastructure
Tel.: +47 928 94 004
Email: JornJoha@khio.no

Jon Ivar Strømmen
Acting Head of Section, Finance and Infrastructure
Tel.: +47 996 03 654
Email: jon.strommen@khio.no

Board

The board is the highest organ at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

Composition

Chair of the board

Rector Jørn Mortensen
(Deputy: Pro-Rector Merete Lingjærde)

Secretary

Director Annemarie Bechmann Hansen

Academic staff

Kirsti Bræin
Jesper Halle
Karen Disen
(Deputies: 1. Anne Grete Eriksen, 2. Olga Schmedling, 3. Jan Bjørnar Sture)

Technical and administrative staff

Christian Tviberg
(Deputy: Espen S. Matheussen)

Students

Helene T. Duckert
Isak Wisløff
(Deputies: 1. Ylva Kemi, 2. Simen K. Robertsen)

External board members (appointed by the Ministry of Education and Research)

Sigbjørn Apeland
Morten Gjelten
Karin Hindsbo
Anna Lindal
(Personal deputies: Samir M’Kadmi, Tore Slaatta, Alfhild Skaardal, Tone Hansen)

Board meetings

All case documents (with a few exemptions) and minutes from Oslo National Academy of the Arts board meetings are made publically accessible on-line.

Meeting schedule 2016–17

5–6 September 2016, 25 October 2016, 13 December 2016, 7 February 2017, 14 March 2017, 2 May 2017 and 13 June 2017.

The minutes from each meeting are formally approved at the subsequent board meeting.

Case documents

The case documents are available in Norwegian only. Go to the Board's Norwegian page.

Delegation authorisation

Delegation Authorisation as of 06.09.2016 (S-sak 47/15) (Norwegian only)

Organisation chart

The Academy is divided into academic departments, with responsibility for the various subject areas, and administrative sections, which handle shared administrative tasks.


Organisation chart. Click for PDF version.
Organisation chart. Click for PDF version.

The Rector has overall responsibility for the academic activities at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

The Director is in charge of administrative functions and financial management, within the framework set by the Ministry of Education and Research and the board.

Academic departments

The Design department has academic responsibility for educational programmes in graphic design, illustration, fashion design, costume design, interior design and furniture design.

The Art and Craft department has academic responsibility for educational programmes in textile art, printmaking and drawing, ceramic art, and metal and jewellery art.

The Academy of Fine Art has academic responsibility for educational programmes in fine art. It works across media, disciplines and approaches, exploring questions of form and material as well as post-conceptual, social and political issues.

The Academy of Theatre has academic responsibility for educational programmes for actors and theatre directors, offering specialisations in acting, direction, stage writing and scenography, and a postgraduate certificate in education for drama teachers.

The Academy of Dance has academic responsibility for educational programmes for choreographers and dancers in the fields of contemporary dance, classical ballet and jazz dance, and a postgraduate certificate in education for dance teachers.

The Academy of Opera has academic responsibility for educational programmes in the field of opera, developing vocal and acting skills, with an emphasis on stage productions.

Administrative Sections

The Section for Communication and Service is responsible for communications, marketing and public relations. It works to disseminate strategic information about the Academy to various interest groups in the community. The section manages and edits the Academy’s web sites and social-media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Section for Academic Affairs provides advice about and quality assurance of administrative processes relating to study and research. The section develops the study programmes in close cooperation with the academic departments and also has responsibility for the coordination of the artistic research, fellowships and networks.

The Section for Technical Production is responsible for the workshops, rehearsal and performance spaces, classrooms and support facilities at the Academy. The section’s main task is to contribute to and enable technical production of a high artistic quality, and to acquire knowledge about relevant technological developments on behalf of the Academy’s artistic community.

The Section for Library and Archive has the academic responsibility for the Academy’s library, with its collection of 80,000 publications, plus associated special collections, journals and multimedia collections. The archive service is responsible for incoming mail, for logging correspondence, and for storing other records relating to the Academy’s activities.

The Section for Finance and Infrastructure is responsible for the Academy’s financial management, IT requirements, purchasing, building operations and wages.

The Section for Human Resources is responsible for personnel matters, the assessment and implementation of initiatives in the organisational field, internal auditing and HSE.

Steering documents

Strategic plan

The Strategic Plan 2012–2016 builds on the Academy’s “Culture Arts and Brand Platform”, approved in autumn 2009.

Our ideas concerning our activities and values form the foundation for the strategic plan.

Letter of allocation

The letter of allocation is the annual steering document issued by the Ministry of Education and Research to Oslo National Academy of the Arts, containing guidelines for the Academy’s activities in accordance with the government-approved state budget, chapter 260.

Letter of allocation 2017 (pdf, in Norwegian)

Language policy

Language policy for Oslo National Academy of the Arts, approved by the board, 30.09.2014 (pdf) (Norwegian only).

Annual report

On this page you will find the latest annual reports from Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

Annual report 2015 (in Norwegian only)

Annual report 2014 (in Norwegian only)

Correspondence logs

The correspondence log is a publically accessible record of the Academy’s incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Case documents from board meetings are also logged and made publically accessible, provided no exemption has been granted in accordance with the law, cf. Freedom of Information Act § 3.

Usually the correspondence log is made accessible to public scrutiny for twelve weeks. Access to older correspondence logs will be granted on request.

Journal

The correspondence logs are available on the Norwegian page.

Access

Where access to documents is requested, the institution is required to offer guidance in accordance with the Public Administration Act § 11.

The parties to a case have a right of access to documents in accordance with the Public Administration Act § 18.

Documents are sent as email attachments in pdf format.

Refusal and appeal against refusal of access

Where access to documents is refused, a justification for the refusal may be demanded within three weeks, cf. Freedom of Information Act § 31. The justification must be provided in writing within ten working days after receipt of the request.

Refusal of a request for access may be appealed within three weeks of receipt of the refusal, cf. Freedom of Information Ac t § 32.

Contact

All questions concerning access to documents should be directed in writing to: postmottak@khio.no

Remember to state the case number, document number and description of the document you have requested!

Job vacancies

We encourage you to apply for vacant positions at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

Current vacancies

We announce vacant positions via the job-seeker portal Jobbnorge.

All applicants must register on the portal, providing their name, and uploading their CV and application. Relevant attachments such as references and qualifications can be uploaded as separate attachments (pdf).

We advise you to register on the portal several days before the application deadline. To ensure equal treatment of all applicants, only applications submitted via Jobbnorge by the application deadline will be considered.

Note that the portal closes at midnight on the date specified as a deadline!

Are you applying for an academic position at Oslo National Academy of the Arts?

Click here for regulations concerning recruiting and promotion for teachers and researchers (Norwegian only).
See also our guidelines for expert appraisal for academic appointments (Norwegian only).

Logos

Click on the following links to access our logos:

General

Departments

Design manual

There are two versions of the Academy’s design manual, a simplified version and an extended version.

The simplified version contains the main logo of Oslo National Academy of the Arts and guidelines for its use. The simplified version of the design manual can be downloaded here.

The extended version of the design manual contains, among other things, logos for various departments and sections with guidelines for their use, templates for various elements, examples of advertisements and posters, and an explanation of how to construct the Academy’s grid system for graphic layouts. Send an email to the web editor to receive a digital copy.

General questions about the academy’s design manual/visual identity should be directed to webredaktor@khio.no