Crossing boundaries: How a degree from the north gives impact in the south. Academic inspiration and exchange with Dr. Asebe Regassa

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Asebe Regassa about his academic and personal journey on Thursday, 24 January at Árdna, the Sámi cultural building at UiT Tromsø.

How does a young man from Ethiopia end up completing a masters, phd and postdoctoral research in Norway, Germany and Switzerland? What does it take to establisha new institute in a new academic field at your home university in the South? What value does a degree earned in the north have in the global south?

To find out the answers to these and more interesting questions on his academic and personal journey, join us for a conversation with Dr. Asebe Regassa on Thursday, 24 January at Árdna, the Sámi cultural building at UiT Tromsø.

In a conversation with Dr. Regassa, we will learn details about the success and challenges of an international academic career. We will learn more about his research choices and motivation, his funding strategies and opportunities, and the importance of networking for personal and institutional development.

Established a copy of his own UiT-degree (News story from

All are welcome!

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Når: 24. januar 2019 kl. 14.30–15.30
Hvor: Árdna, The Sami cultural building, UiT Tromsø
Studiested: Tromsø
Målgruppe: ansatte, studenter, gjester / eksterne
Kontakt: Hildegunn Bruland
Telefon: +4777645535