ARENA at Arendalsuka: Brexit - what's happening and could the Norway model work?

The former Norwegian minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Marit Berger Røsland, will debate Brexit and 'the Norway model' with leading EU researchers from ARENA. 

Animation photo of the word Brexit with big blue letters on top of a map of the United Kingdom

Illustration: Pixabay

About the event

What is the situation six months before the UK officially exits the EU? We have invited experts to discuss the situation, the status of the negotiations, and the possibility - and feasibility - of 'the Norway Model’ as an option for the UK to ‘square the circle’ after Brexit. 


  • Marit Berger Røsland, former Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, and State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the Prime Minister
  • Erik O. Eriksen, professor and director of ARENA, University of Oslo
  • Chris Lord, professor at ARENA, University of Oslo
  • Moderator: Øystein Kløvstad Langberg, journalist and Europe correspondent in Aftenposten


From left: Erik O. Eriksen, Marit Berger Røsland and Chris Lord. Photos: UiO and Olav Heggø/Fotovisjon/UD

Contact person

Mads A. Danielsen, senior executive officer, ARENA, University of Oslo
+47 479 04 759,  


ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo

Emneord: European Union, European integration, Brexit, EEA-agreement, EFTA
Publisert 6. juli 2018 15:09 - Sist endret 31. okt. 2019 12:03