University management

Nord University is managed by the University Board and Rector.

Rector Bjørn Olsen

The Rector is the University's managing director, with responsibility for ensuring that the institution's academic and administrative operations are conducted in accordance with frameworks and directives from the University Board. The Rector is the secretary of the Board and prepares and delivers cases to the Board. The Rector is responsible for implementing decisions adopted by the Board, including those relating to allocation of resources and property.

University Board

The University Board is chaired by Vigdis Moe Skarstein and is nominated for the period January 1 2016 - July 31 2019.


Nord University Business School
Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture
Faculty of Education and Arts
Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences