Marit Eldholm

Senior advisor
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Mobile phone +47 91543266
Postal address ARENA University of Oslo P.O.Box 1143 Blindern 0317 Oslo


  • Strategy and development, management support  
  • Strategic communication and public relations
  • Pre- and post-grant support EU-funded projects


  • Senior advisor, Section Research and Communication, Social Sciences Faculty Administration, Sep 2021-Jul 2022
  • 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 (2019-2022)

  • 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, Public affairs, Communication


  • 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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