IFS ansatt Sven G. Holtsmark

Sven G. Holtsmark

Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies
Phone: 99092282

(b. 1959). Cand.philol., University of Oslo, 1988. Holtsmark has held various positions at IFS since 1990. He was appointed professor 2003 and acting director 2005–06. He was Dean of the Norwegian Defence University College 2004–07 and 2009–11. 


    • Soviet and Russian foreign and security policy history
    • Norwegian-Russian relations
    • Russian and East European current affairs
    • Norwegian and Nordic foreign and security policy history
    • High North and the Arctic
    • history of communism
    • war commemoration