Jens Erik Mogensen

Jens Erik Mogensen

Associate Professor

  • The Dean's Office

    Karen Blixens Plads 8, 2300 København S

    Phone: +4535322362

Jens Erik Mogensen has been Associate Dean for Education at the Faculty of Humanities since 2011. Previous to this position, he headed the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, where he was also chairman of the board and co-founder of the Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language, CIP. His research focuses on German linguistics and lexicography. He is currently heading the collaboration between UCPH and the university colleges, and a research project on Language Didactics. He is heading several steering committees on educational strategies and educational research, and is a personal member of the Danish Language Council. Furthermore, he is Director of The PhD School of The Humanities at UCPH, board member of Oslo Metropolitan University, and chairman of the advisory board for The Paul Auster Research Library.


* PhD in German Linguistics, University of Copenhagen, 1995
* MA, University of Copenhagen, 1990
* Leadership courses in Denmark and the UK


* Associate Dean for Education, UCPH, Faculty of Humanities, 2011-
* Head of The Department for English, Germanic and Romance Studies, UCPH, 2001-2011
* Head of German and Dutch Studies, UCPH, 1996-1999
* Visiting professor, University of Zürich, 1999
* Associate professor, University of Copenhagen, 1995-2006
* Part-time lecturer, Universities of Copenhagen and Roskilde as well as Aarhus School of Business 1989-1992, Roskilde University again 1996-1999
* Research fellow, UCPH, 1992-1995
* Research assistant, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 1991
* Research scholar, University of Copenhagen/The Carlsberg Foundation, 1989-1990


* Member of the Danish Language Council, 2017 –
* Chairman of the cross faculty committee on language strategy, 2011-
* Chairman of the steering committee for educational research, UCPH, Metropol, UCC
* Chairman of the Faculty Board for Education Strategy, UCPH
* Board member, Taarnby & Herlev Gymnasium (vice chairman of the board), 2014 –
* Member of The Research Ministry’s committee concerning lecturers in Danish abroad, 2000-2008
* Member of numerous committees under The Ministry of Education, The Ministry of Research, and the Danish government since 1996
* Board member, Oslo Metropolitan University
* Chairman of the board, The Paul Auster Research Library

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