NIVA Education – Work. Health. Science.

Upcoming courses


Safety Promotion (2)

14.03.2016 – 18.03.2016

Krapihovi, Tuusula (Helsinki region), Finland

Social Media and Wikipedia for Dissemination

05.04.2016 – 07.04.2016

Kurhotel Skodsborg, Skodsborg, Denmark

Pain and Work

19.04.2016 – 21.04.2016

Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo, Norway

OSH Risks on board ships

25.04.2016 – 27.04.2016

Radisson BLU Saga Hotel, Reykjavik, Iceland

OHS in Agriculture and Horticulture

09.05.2016 – 13.05.2016

Ystad Saltsjöbad, Ystad, Sweden

Diversity and Inclusion Management

17.05.2016 – 19.05.2016

Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark

Work Disability Prevention

13.06.2016 – 17.06.2016

Scandic Grand Marina, Helsinki, Finland

Health Promoting Leadership

26.09.2016 – 28.09.2016

Elite Hotel Marina Tower, Stockholm, Sweden



The Nordic Council of Ministers in an increasingly globalised world

Blog post 12/2015   Ours is an increasingly global existence. This is true in a growing number of contexts, including … Read more

121031 Nordiska rŒdets session i Helsingfors 2012. Foto: Magnus Fršderberg/

Hur mår du Norden?

Välkommen till konferensen ”Hur mår du Norden? – Hållbarhet genom välfärd, kultur och jämställdhet” den 27-28 januari 2016 i Åbo. … Read more


Winner of NIVA course at AM:2015

NIVA attended the Danish national conference in occupational health in Nyborg, Denmark in November, 2015. Among all registered contacts, NIVA … Read more


NIVA söker projektledare / kommunikatör

Arbetsuppgifter Arbetsuppgifterna fördelar sig på två uppgiftshelheter. Som projektledare planerar du kurser tillsammans med en kursledare och NIVAs direktör. Du … 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

Nina Sténs
+358 40 7484 109

Project Manager

Katja Pekkarinen
+358 43 8241 698

Communications Officer and Project Manager

Siv Jansson
+358 43 8241 696


Birgitta Forsström
+358 44 762 3900