• Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde


1986 …2020

Research output per year

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Personal profile



Tourist Place Design:

How tourist places are experienced?

How tourist places are designed?

How tourism can develop peripheries?

Tourisms contribution to a circular economy

Design Processes and their spatial organisation

Resilient local community development


Geography of Societies:

Economic Geography

Political Geography

Social Geography

Regional and Local Geography


Cultural Studies


Tourism, Tourists and Tourist Places

Cultural Heritage

Designs and Design Processes

Entrepreneurship and Creativity

Education/Academic qualification

Social Science, Dr. Scient. Soc., Roskilde University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2006

External positions

Professor of Planning, Universitetet i Tromsø

1 Feb 200631 Jul 2006


  • Geography, Geology, Topography
  • Community studies
  • The North Atlantic region
  • Regional development
  • Local development
  • Place Enactment
  • Spatial Change
  • Denmark
  • Europe
  • globalization
  • Geography of colonization and nationalism
  • material culture
  • mobilities
  • networks
  • Regionalization
  • Regional policy
  • Travel studies
  • place, space, power, and cultural experience
  • placemaking and identity
  • History, Society
  • Spatial organisation of society
  • Nordic Atlantic Societies
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Cultural Millieu
  • Nationalism
  • Regionalism
  • Colonialism
  • Memory
  • Management, Organization, Business economy and administration, Management and organization of industry, trade, and communication
  • Staff Performance
  • Innovation
  • Experience Production
  • Working Life
  • Physical planning, Urban studies
  • Regional development
  • Planning
  • citizen participation
  • Coping strategies
  • Coping
  • Networking
  • Innovation
  • Formation of Identity
  • Place consumption
  • Cultural encounters, Multi-culturalism
  • anthropology and ethnography
  • hybridity
  • Cultural analysis
  • Cultural history and cultural economy
  • Museum communication
  • Post-colonial Denmark
  • Religion and society
  • Event, Tourism, Performance
  • Cultural industries
  • Tourism
  • Interactive museum communication
  • Body
  • Experience management
  • Experience economy
  • Theory of experience
  • Process management in a performative space
  • Travel studies
  • Organisation

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Research Output

Actor-Network Theory

Jóhannesson, G. T. & Bærenholdt, J. O., 2020, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Kobayashi, A. (ed.). 2 ed. Elsevier, Vol. 1. p. 33-40

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopedia chapterResearchpeer-review

Designing places for experiences: A study of architectural practices

Bærenholdt, J. O. & Schou Kjølbæk, A., 2020, Material Mobilities. Jensen, O. B., Lassen, C. & Lange, I. S. G. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 147-165 (Changing Mobilities).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Circular Economy Tourist Practices

Sørensen, F., Bærenholdt, J. O. & Greve, K. A. G. M., 2019, In : Current Issues in Tourism. Latest articles

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Citizen-driven mobilisation for ‘small tourism’ in a marginal place: a case of resilience practices

Bærenholdt, J. O., Fuglsang, L. & Sundbo, J., 2019, (In preparation).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review


Developing Global Awareness among Young Students: A Study of Students’ Experiences with the Museum Exhibition A World at Stake

Rye, S. A., Kallio, K. P. & Bærenholdt, J. O., 10 Apr 2019, In : Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift. 73, 2, p. 137-138 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch



Aarhus University (External organisation)

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt (Member)

9 Jan 202010 Apr 2020

Activity: MembershipMembership in review committee

Spatial Designs and Society Salon at SLA

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt (Participant)

27 Feb 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course



Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt (Speaker)

3 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution


Salon at Rosan Bosch Studio for Spatial Designs and Society MSc students

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt (Organizer)

18 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Nye Veje i Naturpark Åmosen (Event)

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt (Member)

14 Aug 20191 Oct 2021

Activity: MembershipMembership in committee, council, board

Press / Media

Grøn turisme kræver en indsats

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interrail er igen blevet populært

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Salget af interrail-pas er steget og steget de sidste 25 år

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Salget af interrail-pas når niveau fra start 90'erne

Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media