International Committee

The International Committee at Nord University is a catalyst for activities related to internationalisation at the faculties and among the students.
The International Committee at Nord University in 2016 consists of 13 members and is chaired by the Pro-Rector for Education. The Pro-Rector for Research is deputy chair and a permanent member of the committee.

The university staff (7) are represented by either the Vice-Dean of Research or the Vice-Dean of Education at each faculty.

The students are represented by the leader of the International Students’ Committee, the International Officer and two students appointed by the student organizations at Nord University.

International advisors from other faculties are observers in the International Committee.


More information will be available in April.


The primary function of the International Committee (IC) is to stimulate internationalisation at the faculties ad in the student community. At each meeting the representatives inform about completed, current and planned activities, which constitute the core of the university international engagement.

  1. The International Committee is an advisory body for the university management in matters relating to internationalisation.
  2. The International Committee shall contribute to stimulating activities related to internationalisation among faculties as well as among students.
  3. The International Committee shall develop action plans and report to the leadership about completed, current and planned activities, which constitute the core of the university's international engagement.
  4. The International Committee shall work as a driver for internationalisation as the institution, as well as as an information channel and a meeting place for different departments, faculties and students.

The International Committee manages cases pertaining to international studies, student exchange, development of the cooperation portfolio and the professional development and mobility of staff.