Jarle Trondal

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Phone +47 38 14 15 61 (UiA) +47 22 85 87 00 (ARENA)
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 30A Floor UE 0373 Oslo
Postal address ARENA - Centre for European Studies P. O. Box 1143 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

Jarle Trondal's main fields of research include European public administration, administrative behavior, administrative reform, and organizational studies.


Trondal has a doctoral degree from University of Oslo, ARENA (2001). His thesis dealt with the administrative integration of EU institutions and domestic public administration through EU committees.

He is currently Professor in public administration at University of Agder and at ARENA.


  • 2009: Awarded best article of the year, Norwegian Journal of Political Science
  • 2004: The Vincent Wright Award for the best article published in West European Politics

Positions held

2010-present: Programme Director of the PhD Programme in Public Administration, University of Agder

2006-present: Professor, University of Agder, Department of Political Science and Management

2010-2015: Honorary Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

2002-2006: Associate Professor, Agder University College, Department of Political Science and Management

2001-2002: Senior Researcher, NIFU-STEP

1996-2001: Research Fellow at ARENA, University of Oslo


Jarle Trondal has previously participated in Norwegian Research Council-funded projects NORCONE - The Norwegian Constitution in a Changing European Context, and EuroTrans - The Transformation and Sustainability of the European Political Order.

At the University of Agder, Jarle Trondal has previously coordinated the Norwegian Research Council funded project DISC – Dynamics of International Executive Institutions and he is currently coordinating the project COMPOL – The Rise of Common Political Order – financed by the basic research grant from Ugland Industries.

Curriculum vitae (PDF)

updated February 2018

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