Microsoft 365 and other software

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Microsoft 365

Students at Nord University have access to the Microsoft 365 online service on the university's PCs, their own PC, Mac, tablet, smartphone, or as Office Online - directly in the browser. The service includes Outlook (email, calendar and contacts), Office Online (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and OneDrive with 1 TB of storage space in the cloud. You get free access to the Office suite that you can install locally - with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive and Teams.
Free Office installation: Students can also install the latest desktop version of Microsoft Office free-of-charge, for use on 5 different devices simultaneously. See the Norwegian installation instructions.

Use and your password to download.

​Microsoft Teams give you the opportunity to interact and collaborate in groups. You can chat, have a video meeting and share a desk. Read more about Teams for students.

New subscription after graduation:
The ​Microsoft 365 installation fr​om your student time at Nord University can be retained after completing your studies, but a new subscription is required. Read more about this at the Microsoft product page for Office

Take your files with you when you graduate:
Sync your school-provided OneDrive to your computer, or create a personal OneDrive account. Read more about this at​graduation.

Scientific software

Nettskjema - Use the link for login. Nettskjema is our preferred tool for conducting data collection online and is particularly well adapted to research and teaching. It replaces SurveyXact, Enalyzer and Questback. University of Oslo are responsible for training, technical assistance and help in creating questionnaires. More info in norwegian. Nettskjema support:

• EndNote - Reference management used to manage bibliographies and references when writing articles. Students and employees at Nord University can use software licensed through Alfasoft

• MindManager - Mind mapping software application. Students and employees at Nord University can use software licensed through Alfasoft

• NVivo - Qualitative data analysis software. Students and employees at Nord University can use software licensed through Alfasoft

• SPSS - Software package for statistical analysis. If you need SPSS on your own computer, you can download a free trial from The trial version lasts for 14 days. If you require a longer-term license, contact your instructor and

• Smart Notebook - Interactive presentations on Smart Board. The SMART Notebook application can be used without the SMART board itself, it will be useful for exercise or preparing for lecture. Download latest version. Select trial version. After 45 days, the program will switch to 'Limited mode'. Interactive Norway explains more about this in norwegian. Employees can find a version in the Software Center.