Franck Orban

Faculty of Business, Languages and Social Sciences
Norwegian version of this page Position
Associate Professor
Study place
Office nr.

Academic interests

European Politics, French politics, populism, extremism, terrorism, European security policy

Courses taught

SFF10410 Fransk kultur og samfunn   
SFF21615 Frankrike og EU etter 1945
SFF41115 Interkulturell læring
ISFS10418 Internasjonal politikk og komparativ politikk



Ph.D, University of Oslo, 2009
France and its power: perspectives and Foreign Policy Strategies : 1945-1995
Supervisor: Professor Øyvind Østerud (Department of Political Science, University of Oslo)

MA in French, University of Oslo, 1994
François Mitterrand and European Integration: from political opportunism to European pragmatism? 1945-1992

MA  (Level 5/DEA), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and University of Caen Basse Normandie, 1998-1990
Thesis 1 : The use of oil incomes in the Norwegian economy: an example of "kowetisation" of an economy
Thesis 2 : Norwegian oil policy: 1960-1980
Supervisor: professor André Nouschi, Head of the Center for Contemporary Mediterranean Studies (CMMC)


Prize for dissemination of research results, 2017, Østfold University College


Member of the board for the dissemination of research results, Østfold University College

Member of the board for research, Østfold University College


Positions held

Head of research group in areas studies AreaS, Østfold University College



Tags: European politics, French politics, Populism, Extremism, terrorism, European security policy


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  • Orban, Franck & Larsen, Elin Strand (ed.) (2019). Discussing Borders, Escaping Traps: Transdisciplinary and Transspatial Approaches. Waxmann Verlag.  ISBN 978-3-8309-4045-6.  230 s. Show summary

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