Maria Krogshus Holmås

Maria Krogshus Holmås

Master's in Human Geography at University of Oslo

Interests and experience

Migration and refugee policy

Humanitarian aid in conflict


Informality and urban development

Quantitative methods

Spatial analysis and geographical data

I'm a master's student at Human Geography at UiO. I'm currently writing my thesis on the relationship between refugee influx and institutional trust in an African context, in light of migration policy. I'm interested in topics related to migration and humanitarian aid in the global South, geospatial and quantitative methods.

Technical skills

  • R studio
  • ArcGIS, QGIS
Work positions
Master's StudentPeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Seminar assistantUniversity of OsloSeminar assistant in the bachelor course on geographical information systems in the fall semesters of 2022 and 2023
PRIO summer school University of OsloSummer school in peace research
Bachelor's in Human Geography University of Oslo
Professional degree in intercultural communication and international work Hald Internasjonale SkoleIncluding 6 month internship in a community development organization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Master's in Human Geography University of OsloQuantitative methods, Geographical Information Systems, Human Rights and Development
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