Henrik Jochumsen

Henrik Jochumsen

Associate Professor

Member of:


    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


     Next Library, LIDA, iConference, Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research, International conference on cultural policy research, AIMAC

    ID: 44953890