The Nordic Institute for Advanced
Education in Occupational Health

We provide advanced education for researchers,
practitioners and specialists in the field of
occupational health and safety

Upcoming courses and webinars

Work-related Mortality – Lessons Learned from the Nordic Countries

26th of April 2024
AFA Försäkring, Stockholm, Sweden
/ Online
4 days to register
Online Conference, Onsite Conference

Retaining and Reintegrating Workers with Cancer

14th – 16th of May 2024
Quality Hotel View, Malmö, Sweden
Registration has closed
Onsite course

Leading Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces   

28th – 30th of May 2024
Online course
18 days to register
Online course

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I have participated in many NIVA courses during the last 10 years, and it has always been a pleasant experience, not only due to the high-quality scientific content but also the warm atmosphere, great locations and social programs. ”

Lars L. Andersen

Professor, NRCWE; Adjunct Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark

One of the highlights of my NIVA workshop experience was to interact with people in different locations and time zones. We fed off each other’s knowledge and experiences, but more importantly, shared a keen interest for future collaborations. I can say for a fact that I got more than I bargained for from this workshop, and without hesitation I would recommend it to other researchers, early career researchers, KTP associates or knowledge mobilisers in the field of work disability prevention.”

Dr Abasiama Etuknwa

Research Project Coordinator, KTP Associate, University Of Huddersfield

As always – excellent, high quality, thought-provoking and informative presentations. Thank you for making this available. I enjoyed attending and hearing a European perspective on this issue. You raise some interesting questions on issues affecting young people in the workplace and how we may identify those who are both struggling and are at risk of struggling to better support them to thrive in the modern workplace.”

Chris Valentine

Occupational Physician, Bonhard Medical Ltd

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“Leading diverse and inclusive workplaces is not just important but imperative for organizational success and societal progress”

In this course leader interview, we asked Associate Professor and course leader Minna Paunova about her journey in the field of leadership and diversity. Additionally, she shared insights about the upcoming online course “Leading Diverse and Inclusive Workplaces.” Background and interest in the field I am an international academic and consultant whose tapestry of experiences, over the last … Continued

About us

NIVA is the only institute in Europe that focuses solely on an international and advanced level of occupational education – course participants are accepted regardless of where in the world they come from.

Nordic co-operation

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