Henrik Jochumsen

Henrik Jochumsen

Associate Professor - Promotion Programme


1994 Magister’s degree in cultural sociology (August 3),  Department of Cultural Sociology, University of Copenhagen

Doctoral degree

2006 Dr. art., Documentation Studies (March 10) University of Tromsøe – The Arctic University of Norway

Current and resent academic positions

2016-  Deputy Head of Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, University of Copenhagen

2013-   Associate professor, Department of Infomation Studies, University of Copenhagen

1995-   Associate professor, Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS merged with UoC 2013)

Completed courses

2017  Leading Research, University of Copenhagen

2012   Project Management, Implement

Research activities

2016-19 ALMPUP – Archives, Libraries and Museums, Digitalization and the Public Sphere. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council

2009-11 The Public Library in urban development. Funded by Realdania                 

2006-08  Comparative Studies of Nordic and American Public Libraries. Funded by The Bengt Hjelmquist Scholarship 

2001-05 Dr.art.- thesis:The Public Library between the individual and the institution 

1998-00 Does the library make a difference? Co-funded by The Danish Library Agency, The Danish Library Association and Royal School of Library and Information Science

Academic honors

2013 Nominated to the Innovation award of the University of Copenhagen

2005 Awarded the Bengt Hjelmquist Scholarship

Other current and resent professional activities

2018-  Member of the Research Committee, Department of Infomation Studies, University of Copenhagen

2017-  Correspondent for Bibliothek – Forshung und Praxis, De Gruyter

2016-   Member of the Innovation Network, University of Copenhagen

2016-  Member of Editorial Advisory Board Library & Information Science, Media Studies at De Gruyter Open

2015-  Member of the representatives of The Danish Library Association

2013-17 Member of the Department advisory board at Department of Infomation Studies, University of Copenhagen

2013-15 Member of Academic advisory board, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

2013- Member of the board of Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, University of Copenhagen

2009-10 Minister appointed member of the Committee for The Public Libraries in Knowledge Society

Consultant and advisor                    

Lendager Group, Rune Fjord Studio, Insamm – Innovasjion og Samfunn, Danmarks Rockmuseum, Schmidt Hammer Lassen architects, The Danish Library Agency, and several Nordic public libraries

International relationships

2018- Member of Jean Monnet Network REACTIK – Creative Economy and Cultural International Link

2017- Member of the international ALMPUB research-team

2014-  Member of Network for Urban Changes and Libraries (NLUS)


International Journal of Cultural Policy, Journal of Librarianship & Information Science, Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidsskrift, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Informationsvidenskab og Kulturformidling, Springer Science+Business Media B.V. and Technology Foundation STW, the Netherlands


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