Field of work

Teaches geography and didactics in teacher edcuation, Master and PhD-courses.

Leader of the research group COMPETE - Comparative perspectives in Education

Project leader, UTFORSK project on joint master exchange with partners in South Africa

Professor II in geography, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

Scientific Director, Bergen Summer Research School, 2024

Courses taught
  • Human geograpy
  • Climate and sustainability
  • Place and the didactics of place
  • Geography didactics
  • Political ecology
Research areas
  • Geography didactics and the epistemology of geogphray
  • Colonial history and postcolonial representations
  • Climate and sustainability in education
  • Geographical literacy
Research groups

Selected publications

  • Geografisk tenking og geografifaget i norsk utdanning – historiske linjer og samtidige muligheter.

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2024)
  • Panelsamtale: Urolige tider i geografien? Statusrapport tre år inn i LK20

    Eidsvik, Erlend, Buseth, Jill Tove, Pettersen, Anne Rakstad, Sæther, Elin, Løken, Ingrid, Sætre, Per Jarle (2023)
  • Transdisiplinæritet på grensen: Klimakursing og klimaservice på kryss av fag, geografi og epistemologiar

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2023)
  • Roundtable discussion: Critical analysis of South African universities institutional understanding of comprehensive internationalisation: policy and practice. Panelists: John Mashayamombe Helin Bäckman Kartal Erlend Eidsvik

    Eidsvik, Erlend (2023)
  • Fracking, Bildung and a lack of democratic citizenship in communities: What can South Africa learn from Poland?

    Mlalazi, Selamiso, Eidsvik, Erlend (2023)