Marit Eldholm

Senior Advisor
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Phone +47 22858862
Mobile phone +47 91543266
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 30A Floor UE 0373 Oslo (Thursdays)
Postal address ARENA University of Oslo P.O.Box 1143 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Section Research and Communication, Social Sciences Faculty Administration (80%) and ARENA Centre for European Studies (20%)

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Pre-grant support for externally funded projects, with particular focus on Marie-Sklodowska Curie Actions and thematic calls of the Horizon Europe programme 


  • EU3D dissemination manager
  • Proposal development EU-funded projects    


  • Administrative manager at the Center for Research on Extremism: Right-Wing Extremism, Hate Crime and Political Violence (C-REX), Feb-Sep 2021
  • Administrative project manager of the ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PhD network PLATO (The Post-Crisis Legitimacy of the European Union), an MSCA-ITN with 15 doctoral researchers and 20 partners institutions across Europe (2017-2020)
  • Dissemination manager of the ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded EU3D: Differentiation, Dominance and Democracy with 10 European partners (2019-)

  • Management of externally funded projects at ARENA (project proposals, particular focus on impact and research dissemination (GLOBUS, EU3D, DiCE), administrative coordination and reporting (2006-2019) 

  • Communications advisor at ARENA (web editor, press contact, public events, publication series and other dissemination activities) (2013-2016)

  • Communication and research advisor of the ARENA-coordinated FP6-funded RECON project with 22 partners (project manager in the last period) (2007-2012)

  • MA in political science, University of Oslo (2006). Undergraduate studies in comparative politics (University of Bergen), French and Italian, including stays at Università degli Studi di Catania, Université libre de Bruxelles, Paris and Rome

Tags: External funding, Research support, Impact, Project management


  • Fossum, John Erik & Eldholm, Marit (2012). Conceptualising (and tentatively mapping) the EU’s social constituency. In Karolewski, Ireneusz Pawel & Kaina, Viktoria (Ed.), Civic Resources and the Future of the European Union. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-68900-7.
  • Eldholm, Marit & Fossum, John Erik (2007). Conceptualising (and Tentatively Mapping) the EU's Social Constituency. In Fossum, John Erik; Schlesinger, Philip R. & Kværk, Geir Ove (Ed.), Public Sphere and Civil Society? Transformations of the European Union. ARENA Report No 2/07. ISSN 0807-3139.

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Published July 23, 2010 9:49 AM - Last modified Oct. 6, 2021 10:41 AM