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.
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.
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.