Department of Business Development and Technology

Eva Sørum Poulsen

MSc Civil Engineering, Associate Professor

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Eva Sørum Poulsen

Associate Professor

  • Department of Business Development and Technology
Postal address:
Birk Centerpark 15
8001, 1109


Mobile: +4524293233

Phone: +4587166935

Work Experience

2019Mind the Gap Herning + Connect Campus Herning Competition Coordinator
2018Coordinator for Global Management and Manufacturing Internship
2018Member of Development Group for the Entrepreneurship Factory
2017NORDPLUS Nordbiz Coordidator
2016Senior Lecturer in Web Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Idea Generation, Digital Business, Social Media, User Experience and User Centred Design
2014-2017ERASMUS Local Project Coordinator: WINGS Elevating Women Entrepreneurship Initiatives for Generating Sustainable Impact and Networks
2012-2014ERASMUS Local Project Coordinator: PRAXIS
2011-2016Head of Department: International Communication and Multimedia. Reponsble for the development and implementation of the study programme.
2008-2011Study Coordinator and Lecturer International Communication and Multimedia study programme at AU Herning. Media Production and Web Technologies subjects.
2007-2009ERASMUS Project Manager Planning, development, management and implementation of the Joint Degree for Media Development Engineering co-financed by the EU Commission (EACEA), and 6 European institutions of Higher Education
2005-2007Lecturer Media Production, operating systems, and network-related subjects
2001-2005Adjunct Media Production, E-Business and Networks-related subjects
1999-2001Networks and Systems Administrator IT Manager. Goltt Blanco Edificio Eqqus Piso 6, San Jose (Costa Rica)
1998-1999Media Production Manager Coordination of teams developing and implementing media production solutions for a variety of customer. CyberNet Zapote, San Jose (Costa Rica)
1997Credit Manager Accounts and payment control. Grupo Plastitec, SA de CV Camino Real de Toluca 150B, 01140 México DF (Mexico)
1993-1997Public Bid Manager Planning and development of offers for the Mexican educational sector in terms of schools and universities equipment and training. Grupo Didatec SA de CV Juan Tinoco 38, 03930 Mexico DF (Mexico)

Guest Lecturer (examples)

2019Lahti University of Applied Sciences: Idea Generation
2018Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, Terrassa: Digital Business
2018Lahti University of Applied Sciences: User Experience
2018European Association of Erasmus Coordinators (Porto): Entrepreneurial Initiatives
2017Odisee (Gent): User Experience Design
2017University of Management and Economics (Vilnius): Interdisciplinary Collaboration


Amnesty International: Translator (Spanish-English)
Programming Tutor: Computación para todos los niños (México)
Ejsing Church: Website Design (until 2014)

Education and Training

1991-1996MA in Graphic Communication Design Graphic Design Advertising Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Plantel Iztapalapa (University) Av. San Rafael Atlixco No. 186, 09340 Mexico DG (Mexico)
1990-1995MSc in Civil Engineering Construction Engineering Specialisation in Soil Mechanics Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Plantel Azcapotzalco (University) Av. San Pablo 180, 02200 Mexico DF (Mexico)
2005Diploma in Higher Education Teaching Training. Teaching at higher education in Denmark CVU (Continuous Learning) Herning (Denmark)
2015Course on Supervision of Master/PhD Students. CUL - Aarhus University
2014Go Online. CUL - Aarhus University
2004Problem Based Learning. Odense, Denmark
2005Problem Based Learning. Lahti, Finland
2000CISCO Certification. San José, Costa Rica
2000Microsoft Networking Certification. San José, Costa Rica

Technical Skills

Ruby on Rails
Adobe CC
Office Package


Spanish: 100%
English: 100%
Danish: 90%
German: 70%
Italian: 70%


Board of Studies for Business Communication (Member)
Board of Studies for AU Herning (Member)
Ejsing-Egebjerg Citizens' Board (Member)
Mind the Gap IP Project (Member of the Jury)


AU Herning Initiative Prize 2010