Coordination team

The EU3D coordination team is based at ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo. Contact us at:

John Erik Fossum

EU3D Scientific Coordinator


  • Scientific coordination

Geir Kværk

EU3D Project Manager


  • Administrative coordination
  • Financial matters
  • Contractual and legal matters

Geir has long-time experience from the administrative coordination of research projects, including the FP6-funded RECON (Reconstituting Democracy in Europe) and the FP5-funded CIDEL (Citizenship and Democratic Legitimacy in Europe). He is also project manager of the H2020-funded GLOBUS project (2016-2020) and was previosuly Administrative Director at ARENA. Geir holds an MA in political science from the University of Oslo, while his undergraduate degree includes studies in French and the history and politics of Western Europe and North America.

Marit Eldholm

EU3D Dissemination Manager


  • Dissemination strategy and plan

Marit has extensive experience with research dissemination, communication and impact from previous positions at ARENA, and is also project manager of the H2020-funded PLATO PhD network (2017-2020). She holds an MA in political science from the University of Oslo and an undergraduate degree including political science, French, and Italian language from Bergen, Brussels and Catania.

Endre Stangeby

EU3D Communications Adviser


  • Web and social media editor
  • EU3D blog and podcast
  • Media contact point

Endre works with research communication and support at ARENA, and is also web editor for the H2020-funded DiCE project. He holds a BA in International Relations and an MA in History from the University of Oslo, in addition to a BA in Journalism from the University of Stavanger. Endre has previously worked for the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), UNDP Oslo Governance Centre, the newspapers Morgenbladet and Dagsavisen, and interned at the Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh.


ARENA Centre for European Studies
University of Oslo
P.O.Box 1143 Blindern
0318 Oslo, Norway

Published Mar. 25, 2019 10:21 PM - Last modified Oct. 14, 2020 12:07 PM