NIVA Education – Work. Health. Science.

Upcoming courses


Work Disability Prevention

13.06.2016 – 17.06.2016

Scandic Grand Marina, Helsinki, Finland

Health Promoting Leadership

27.09.2016 – 29.09.2016

Elite Hotel Marina Tower, Stockholm, Sweden

Occupational Respiratory Diseases

02.10.2016 – 05.10.2016

Säröhus Conference Hotel, Särö (Gothenburg area), Sweden

Young Workers and Sustainable Work Life

18.10.2016 – 20.10.2016

Soria Moria Hotel, Oslo, Norway

Safety and Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials (ENM)

25.10.2016 – 27.10.2016

Imperial Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark

Psychosocial Epidemiology

09.11.2016 – 11.11.2016

Strand- & Badehotel Marienlyst, Helsingør, Denmark

OHS in Agriculture and Horticulture

15.11.2016 – 17.11.2016

Quality Hotel View, Malmö, Sweden

Diversity and Inclusion Management

23.11.2016 – 25.11.2016

Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark


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Report: Young Workers and Sustainable Work Life

Background An aging working population emphasizes the need to provide a sustainable working life for young workers, enabling them to … Read more


Mats Rinnemo wins a free NIVA course

NIVA attended the AMM2016 (Arbets- och miljömedicinskt vårmöte – Occupational and Environmental Health meeting) in Örebro, Sweden. Among all delegates … Read more


Welcome to our new team member Linda Vänskä

Linda Vänskä has joined the NIVA Education team as Project and Communications Manager as of 4th of April 2016. A … Read more


Adaptation to cold climate – benefit or burden?

Blog post by Hannu Rintamäki I believe that exposing ourselves – to a reasonable extent – to conditions that benefit … 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 and Communications Manager

Linda Vänskä
+358 40 5463 277

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