Nordic Publishing Board in Science (NPBS)

Conseil nordique des publications en sciences naturelles
Nordiska Publiceringsnämnden för Naturvetenskap (NOP-N)
Pohjoismainen Luonnontieteiden Julkaisulautakunta

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1968, by research councils for natural sciences in the Nordic countries. Permanent Secretariat set up 1975. Also previously referred to as Committee for Scandinavian Science Journals and as Committee for Scandinavian Natural Science Periodicals. Ceased to exist.


Promote publication within Nordic and other international science; work for rational publication of journals with regard to finance and economics as well as administration and distribution.

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Provides financial support and advice on management and development to joint Nordic scientific journals, giving priority to journals containing original research results, although some high standard popular scientific journals aimed mainly at Nordic readers also receive support. Occasional grants to other types of publication. Contributes to organizing Nordic seminars for editors and editorial staff, discussing questions and possible answers with reference to their particular fields.


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Danish, Norwegian, Swedish.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 4 countries
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  • Communication
    • Publishing
  • Science
    • Science

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education



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