Personal profile

Personal profile

Since February 1st, 2018, I have been employed at the University as a Teaching Lecturer in Law. From January 1st, 2016, until February 1st, 2018, I was a Scientific Assistant in Law at the University. Before my time at the University, I was a teacher at Føroya Handilsskúli/Glasir from late 2010 until June 2016. One of the biggest tasks in my time at the University has been launching the Bachelor's program in Law, primarily together with Bárður Larsen and Mikael M. Karlsson. I have taught or co-taught various courses at the University, including the Basic Course in Law, Faroese Administrative Law, Legal Understanding, Faroese Constitutional Law I, Case Analysis, Comparative Law, Contract Law, and Tort Law.

Research interests

  • Legal Theory, especially Constitutional Theory
  • Federal and Autonomy Systems.
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Educational Philosophy


On the law programs at the university we use co-teaching a lot. When I am one of the teachers on a course I am almost always present for all the lessons in the course. 

During the fall semester 2022 I am one of the teachers on each of these courses:

  • Legal History (BL / MA) (With Erling Isholm and Bárður Larsen)
  • Writing Laboratory and Forensics Colloquium (BL) (With Jóhan Lamhauge and Bjørg Jacobsen)
  • Legisprudence (Emb. L / MA) (With Bárður Larsen)

During the spring semester 2023 I will be one of the teachers on each of these courses:

  • Case Analysis (BL / MA) (With Bárður Larsen and Jóhan Lamhauge)
  • Faroese Constitutional Law I (BL / MA) (With Bárður Larsen and Jóhan Lamhauge)
  • Human Rights Law (Emb. L / MA) (With Bárður Larsen)
  • Private International  Law (Emb. L / MA)  (With José Maria Lorenzo Villaverde and Bárður Larsen)



Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of the Faroe Islands

Award Date: 7 Jun 2017

Pedagogical education of teachers at vocational and upper secondary schools, Mentamálaráðið

Award Date: 6 Sept 2012

Basic Pedagogical Training, Mentamálaráðið

Award Date: 18 Aug 2011

Master, City, University of London

Award Date: 1 Feb 2011

Bachelor, University of the Faroe Islands

Award Date: 2 Jul 2009


  • K Law (General)
  • Legal Theory
  • Constitutional Theory
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Educational Philosophy
  • Legal Writing
  • Autonomy
  • Self-government
  • Federal Systems


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