Heidi Biseth

Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science
Department of Culture, Religion and Social Studies
Campus Drammen (5406)
Associate Professor. My research fields are democracy, human rights, citizenship and multiculturalism in relation to education and teacher education, in low-income as well as high-income countries.



Areas of interests:

  • Democracy
  • Citizenship
  • Human rights
  • Multiculturalism/Diversity
  • Comparative and International Education

Teaching areas:

  • M.Sc. in Human Rights and Multiculturalism
  • International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEPS)
  • Ph.D. - module on youth culture, participation and democracy


Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education

Other activities:

President, Nordic Comparative and International Education Society (NOCIES)

Editor-in-Chief, Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE)

Chair of the Gail Kelly Award Committee, CIES, 2016-2017

Visiting Professor at Hiroshima University 2016-2017

Member of the International Advisory Board for the UNESCO Chair in Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education

More information available at my personal website: www.heidibiseth.no