Policy documents


The statutes are determined by the Nordic Council of Ministers and govern NordForsk's activities.

NordForsk Strategy

Strategy for the period 2019-2022.

Open Access Mandate

Nordic Council of Ministers' mandate on Open Access to publications.

Gender Policy

The aim of the gender policy is to make visible how gender awareness improves the quality of Nordic research and research collaboration. Both gender balance among researchers and gender perspectives on research topics increase the quality of research and of policy decisions with implications for society.

Policy on Open Access

NordForsk has adopted the Science Europe principles for Open Access to research publications.

Guidelines on Impartiality

These guidelines are made to ensure that NordForsk employees, experts and members of the institution's governing and advisory bodies remain impartial and are perceived as being impartial. Furthermore, these guidelines are designed to promote confidence in decisions made by NordForsk.