Stig Arne Skjerven

Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education, Norway
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Stig Arne Skjerven

Experienced international HE professional with a background in internationalisation, recognition, mobility, recruitment and communication.

Stig is Director of Foreign Education at NOKUT (Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) and Head of the Norwegian ENIC-NARIC, where he oversees the recognition of foreign qualifications in accordance with the Lisbon Convention and advises policy in the areas of education, recognition, labour markets and integration. Prior to his time at NOKUT, Stig was the director of academic affairs at Aalesund University College, Norway and a political adviser for the Association of Norwegian Students Abroad (ANSA). He has gained additional experience from various national and international committees and working groups on higher education and has presented at several international conferences and seminars on themes such as recognition, policy, marketing and recruitment. He received his education from the University of Oslo, Norway and Karlova Univerzita, Czech Republic and has a graduate degree in history. Stig was a Steering group member of the EAIE Expert Community Marketing and Recruitment (2012–2016), and is currently a member of the EAIE General Council.