Cooperation between Nord and UVMP

Nord University (Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture) has established cooperation with University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice in Slovakia.

​​Conference in Kosice 2-6 May 2017:

"The impact of global change on the environment, human and animal health"

project: mobility project between higher education institutions

Project Title: Mobility project between higher education institutions
Project Number: SK06-II-01-003
Programme: EEA Scholarship Programme Slovakia
Main Project Objective:
Expanding the bilateral institutional cooperation between the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Slovakia (UVMP) and Nord University in Bodø, Norway (Nord) by increasing mobility of PhD students and academic staff.

Project website:

Call for EEA scholarship - Spring 2016Call for EEA scholarship for PhD students​ - Spring 2016
                                                                 Results of selection round 1
                                                                 Results of selection round 2 

Call for Academic staff mobility - Fall 2015 Call for Academic staff mobility - Fall 2015
                                                                           Results of selection

Closing conference
- Fall 2016 Mobility project closing conference.pdf

project: strengthening cooperation between uvmp in kosice and Nord in Bodø

Project Title: Strengthening cooperation between UVMP in Košice (Slovakia) and Nord University in Bodø (Norway)
Project Number: No. SK06-IV-02-012

Main Project Objective:
Expanding the degree of bilateral institutional cooperation between UVMP and Nord University by developing a joint PhD study programme, an innovative teaching method, intensive courses for students and PhD students, and reciprocal mobility.

Opening conference at Nord University, 22 September 2015, 14:00, room 3003.  Opening conference - Announcement

Closing conference at Nord University, 19 August 2016, 10:00, room 3003.  Closing conference

Project website:





 This project is funded by the EEA Grants and the state budget of the Slovak Republic under the EEA Scholarship Programme Slovakia.​

joint bachelor degree in animal science

 Nord University

As a result of the cooperation between Nord and UVMP, Nord offers a joint bachelor degree where the first 1,5 years will be taught at campus in Bodø, and the last 1,5 years at UVMP in Košice. Students who complete their bachelor degree in Animal Science, are guaranteed transfer to further studies at the EU-accredited veterinary studies at UVMP.

More information:
Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Science




Nord University, Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture: Grete Lysfjord