Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education

Senter for Internasjonalisering av Høyere Utdanning (SIU)

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1991, as Centre for International Development Studies, by the Norwegian Council of Universities and the University of Bergen. Subsequently changed title to Centre for International University Cooperation -- Senter for Internasjonalt Universitetssamarbeid. Current title adopted 1 Jan 2004.


Promote internationalization, cultural communication and international mobility within higher education; coordinate efforts in the field at a national level in accordance with official political guidelines; act as a national office for international programmes and initiatives in higher education, including those with developing countries; manage programmes covering other educational levels such as basic and adult education; promote Norway as a study and research destination; provide counselling and assist in building competence in internationalization at universities and colleges; advise the Ministry in relevant areas.


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Board of Directors. Director. Units (7): Policy; Communications; EU Programmes; Development Cooperation; International Cooperation Measures; Human Resources and Finances; ICT.


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GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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