Jan Erling Klausen

Associate Professor - Department of Political Science
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Phone +47 22855191
Mobile phone +4798605012
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

My key academic interests relate mainly to various aspects of local government studies, including political organization of local governments, political participation on the local level, structural reform, comparative local government studies and multi-level governance. 



Higher education and employment history

  • Dr. rer. pol. (2004), University of Oslo
  • Senior researcher, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, NIBR, 1994-2014 (currently associated with NIBR on project basis)


Current research projects

  • Municipal territorial reforms in Europe – Comparative Perspective (University of Warsaw)
  • The Norwegian Local Election Studies of 2019 and 2023 (Institute for Social Research)
  • Local Council Agendas in Norway - Comparative Agenda Project (w/University of Aarhus)
  • State of Democracy in Norway – TiNDE (University of Oslo)





Published Oct. 1, 2018 2:08 PM - Last modified Feb. 18, 2021 7:53 PM