Nord University

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Nord University
Høgskolen i Bodø.jpg
TypeState university
Established1 January 2016
Administrative staff
1,200
Students12,000
Location, ,
CampusBodø
Levanger
Mo i Rana
Namsos
Nesna
Sandnessjøen
Steinkjer
Stjørdal
Stokmarknes
Verdal
WebsiteNord.no

Nord University (Norwegian: Nord universitet; Southern Sami: Noerhte universitete; Lule Sami: Nuortta universitiehtta)[1] is a state university in Norway. Established in 2016, as a merger of the University of Nordland, Nesna University College, and Nord-Trøndelag University College, it is located in Bodø, where most of its 12,000 students reside.

Information[edit]

Nord University campuses (as of December 2017).

Having 1,200 employees and 12,000 students, Nord University is located in Bodø, with subsidiary campuses in Stokmarknes, Mo i Rana, Nesna, and Sandnessjøen in Nordland as well as Levanger, Steinkjer, Namsos, and Stjørdal in Trøndelag.[2] Subdivisions include the High North Center.

Nord University maintains 180 programmes within both academic and professional studies, including aquaculture, nurse education, and teacher education.[2] A member of the University of the Arctic, Nord University is also among universities offering circumpolar studies.

History[edit]

Established on 1 January 2016 following a resolution of 9 October 2015 by the King-in-Council, Nord University is a merger of the University of Nordland, Nesna University College, and Nord-Trøndelag University College.[3] The Norwegian word for North, Nord emphasises the university's ambition of representing and devoting itself to northern regions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dette er bestemt". Nord University. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Nord University - Institutional merger". Nord University. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Nytt universitet i Midt- og Nord-Norge". Nord University. Retrieved 29 September 2017.

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