The Nordic Institute for Advanced
Training in Occupational Health

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

Upcoming courses and webinars

A Life Course Approach to Work and Health

4th – 6th of October 2022
Fosshotel, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Onsite Course

Occupational Respiratory Diseases – Prevention and risk factors

11th – 13th of October 2022
Dockyard Hotel, Gothenburg Sweden
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Onsite Course

Safe Patient Handling and Movement

18th – 20th of October 2022
Scandic Linköping City, Linköping, Sweden
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Onsite 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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"Extensive research shows that leadership is important for employee health"


Course leader Andrea Eriksson on the importance of Health Promoting and Sustainable Leadership

Course leader presentation: Andrea Eriksson Health Promoting and Sustainable Leadership, 15th – 17th of November 2022, Clarion Hotel Sign, Stockholm, Sweden Andrea Eriksson, we are very happy to have you back as one of the course leaders for our course on Health Promoting and Sustainable Leadership in November. Could you tell us a little bit about … 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