Mission group 2 – Open Nordic University

The purpose of this mission group is to lift lifelong learning across the Nordic countries to the next level.


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To bundle and utilize the collective skills and resources from the national universities and educational institutions. This can for example be achieved by developing and maturing the concept for an Open Nordic University that is digitally accessible to all citizens in the Nordic region with a primary focus on continuing education.

A presentation on the work by mission group 2
Four perspectives on the mission

Outcome sketch for the mission group

Members of the mission group

  • Anne Borg (Chair), Rector, NTNU
  • Bodil Aurstad, Senior advisor, NordForsk
  • Kristin Vinje, Chief Executive, NOKUT
  • Anders Bjarklev, President, Technical University of Denmark
  • Camilla Gregersen, Chairperson, Danish Association of Masters and PhDs
  • Stina Vrang Elias, CEO, Think Tank DEA
  • Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, Vice-Chancellor, Linköping University
  • Nils Karlsson, President & CEO, Ratio
  • Riikka Heikinheimo, Director, Confederation of Finnish Industries