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About UiO:Nordic

  • The UiO:Nordic has a board consisting of members representing all participating Faculties. Board 
  • An Administrative Manager, Mari Bergseth-Hasle. From 01.05.19 to 01.04.20 Tor Erik R. Johnsen is functioning administrative manager.
  • An Academic Director, Haldor Byrkjeflot
  • The Faculty of Humanities hosts the initiative.

Goals and plans

The main goals for UiO’s Nordic initiative are to:

  • Generate new knowledge about Nordic characteristics in an international context.
  • Use inter-disciplinary approaches as a means to achieve UiO’s strategic plan in the period until 2020.
  • Increase the scope of external funding.
  • Reinforce our collaboration with external social interests and users.
  • Reinforce inter-disciplinary educational programmes, relevance and quality of studies.

Read more about goals and plans

Collaborate with UiO:Nordic

UiO:Nordic will seek to develop long-term collaboration with selected social institutions and organizations in Norway, the Nordic countries and internationally.

See the initiative’s prospective partners.


The Nordic initiative will be funded from three sources:

  • Funds from the University Board.
  • Contributions from participating departments and faculties.
  • External funds, for example from the EU and the Research Council of Norway.

Read more about funding.


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Published June 30, 2016 11:18 PM - Last modified June 3, 2019 11:11 AM