NIVA Education – Work. Health. Science.

Upcoming courses

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Lean and the Work Environment

03.04.2017 – 06.04.2017

Hotel Copenhagen Island, Copenhagen, Denmark

Ergonomics and New Ways of Work in the Field of Aged Care at Home

26.04.2017 – 27.04.2017

Scandic Park Hotel, Helsinki, Finland

Implementing and evaluating organizational interventions

03.05.2017 – 05.05.2017

Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik, Iceland

Human Factors in Arctic Work

16.05.2017 – 18.05.2017

Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna, Saariselkä, Finland

Managing Chemical Exposures at Workplaces

22.05.2017 – 24.05.2017

Hämeenkylä Manor, Vantaa (Helsinki area), Finland

Diversity and Inclusion Management

07.06.2017 – 09.06.2017

Soria Moria Hotel, Oslo, Norway

Work Disability Prevention (Year 2)

12.06.2017 – 16.06.2017

Elite Hotel Academia, Uppsala, Sweden

Positive Psychology at Work

28.08.2017 – 30.08.2017

Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavík, Iceland



Nils Asbjørn Lie wins a free NIVA course

  “Så fantastisk flot!” At the end of September NIVA attended the BHT 2016 Landskonferansen (National conference on Occupational Health … Read more


The Swan flies on

Dagfinn Høybråten In the mid-1980s, Kyösti Varis (FI) was commissioned to design a logo for the Nordic Council. He proposed … Read more


Workout – take a 2,27 min break!

NIVA promotes physical exercise at the workplace. For this one you do not need any equipment. Just follow instructions on … Read more


Share Your Research at USE 2017

Small businesses, researchers, students, and public health professionals from around the globe will come together at USE 2017 to understand … Read more

About NIVA

Our Story

NIVA was founded in 1982 and has been an active player in the field of occupational health and safety education for over 30 years. During this time, over 10 500 experts have attended NIVA-training activities, and specialists from over 40 countries have trained and networked in the activities. Today, NIVA is the only institute in Europe that solely focuses in international advanced level occupational education – and course participants are accepted regardless of where in the world they come from.

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Our Philosophy

We rely on our extensive network of occupational health and safety specialists throughout research institutions and organizations in the Nordic countries. We believe in the power of networking and people meeting each other. Our courses take place in Nordic capitals, in general last 2-3 days , provide hard core substance information, and offer excellent networking opportunities.

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Nordic Cooperation

Nordic cooperation is one of the world´s most extensive forms of regional collaboration, involving Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Åland. These countries together form the Nordic region – Norden – which comprises approximately 26 million people.

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Project Manager

Cecilia Weckman
+358 40 1258 748

Project and Communications Manager

Linda Vänskä
+358 40 5463 277

Project and Process Development Manager

Katja Pekkarinen
(on study leave until 06/2017)

Project Manager and Head of Communications

Siv Jansson
+358 43 8241 696


Birgitta Forsström
+358 44 762 3900