LLB, MJur, DPhil
Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law

Academic Background

Eirik Bjorge, LLB (Oslo), MJur, DPhil, is the Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College. In 2015 Eirik won the Gold Medal of the King of Norway for his first book, The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties (OUP 2014). His second book is entitled Domestic Application of the ECHR: Courts as Faithful Trustees (OUP 2015). He has also edited a volume: M Andenas & E Bjorge (eds), A Farewell to Fragmentation: Reassertion and Convergence in International Law (CUP 2015). Eirik has published peer reviewed articles on a wide array of topics in public law, human rights, and public international law, in e.g. the Law Quarterly Review, the Cambridge Law Journal, the British Yearbook of International Law, and the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON).

This year Eirik tutors Constitutional Law in the College, and EU and Public International Law for other colleges. He also gives undergraduate lectures in the Law Faculty and teaches on the BCL. He has also taught Administrative Law.

Eirik is the International Fellow of the College, which means that he is always happy to see the international students of Jesus College and do his best to assist them in making sense of life in England and in Oxford.

Undergraduate Teaching

Constitutional Law; Administrative law; Public International Law; European Human Rights Law.

Research Interests

My research interests are in public law: domestic, European, international.

Other Interests

Swimming in rivers; hiking; going to the theatre; politics.


See also Eirik's page at the Faculty of Law website.