IFS ansatt Sven G. Holtsmark

Sven G. Holtsmark

Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies
Phone: 99092282

Cand.philol., University of Oslo 1988. Holtsmark has held various positions at IFS since 1990. He was appointed professor 2003, was acting director IFS 2005–06 and director IFS 2012–17. 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