Governance and Democracy

The research group Governance and Democracy focuses on trust in politics and political institutions. We aim to develop new knowledge about sources of declining trust to the political system, how trust can be developed and how trust can be analysed. Our main focus is on domestic politics and institutions in the Arctic area.

The Governance Research Group is interdisciplinary within social sciences. Most of the members have background from public administration, community planning and comparative politics.

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We have one Research group meeting each month where we discuss papers in progress, potential projects etc.

PhD students are a main prority.




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Governance and Democracy

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, HSL fak, ISV 9037 Tromsø, Norway

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