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Nord University

Nord University is committed to delivering relevant educational programmes and research, with a focus on blue and green growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, and welfare, health and education.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

Nord University was established on January 1 2016, after a merger between University of Nordland, Nord-Trøndelag University College and Nesna University College.

Cooperation between the university and community and working life stimulates development, through the education of professionals and leaders and through research that contributes to economic growth.

Education

A significant aspect of the university’s profile is its role as an important national supplier of professional education. Further and continuing education, such as MBA programmes and professional development courses in aquaculture, also form an important part of the academic profile. The university will secure its place in the higher education sector, and its mission, by building recognised academic communities within defined professional and traditional academic disciplines. These fields support development of regional communities, and business and industry. 

Research

All research conducted at Nord University should be based upon respect for the rights and welfare the participants. Considertion of participants' welfare and integrity is the basis for ethical research and takes precendence over the interests of science and society.

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Services

Student services

  • International Students Union (ISU)
  • ISU Bodø and ISU Steinkjer are subsidiaries of the umbrella organisation ISU Norway. ISU Norway aims to highlight the social, academic and political situation of international students in Norway.

Library services

The University Library has eight branches. At Nord University's study location in Sandnessjøen you will find course literature and other academic literature at Alstahaug Public Library.

ICT services

  • EndNote
  • MindManager
  • NVivo
  • SPSS
  • The university offers the UNINETT Eduroam network to students and employees.

Student Life

Campus life

Study locations:

  • Bodø
  • Levanger
  • Mo i Rana
  • Namsos
  • Nesna
  • Sandnessjøen
  • Steinkjer
  • Stjørdal
  • Vesterålen.

Sports facilities

If you enjoy filling your leisure time with physical activity and outdoor adventure, Bodø is perfect for you. A lively city, with a beautiful coastline and magestic mountains, provides perfect opportunities for an active, energising and relaxing lifestyle. In Bodø, the adventures and possibilities are waiting in line, whether it is kayaking, mountaineering, bicycling, sporting events, or organised sport in the city's sports centres and gyms.

Student clubs

  • Student organisation Bodø
  • SON Trøndelag
  • Studentorganisasjonen Nord universitet - Nesna

Accreditation

Nord University was founded and accredited on January 1 2016 and is state-owned higher education institution.

Student Reviews

Study to become a good environmentalist
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I clear my graduation in environmental science I want to proceed next in Norway for Ms in environmental engineering

Nor University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Welcome was very well organised and pleasant. Norwegian language teaching has been very good and I feel that I have advanced quickly. Norwegian politics very disappointing, interesting subject but taught poorly. University environment very pleasant. Situated on outskirts of the town and in beautiful landscape. Regular bus service into the nearby town and the town itself is...

Biology study
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was fantastic experience to study and live in Bodo.

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