Introduction Day for Noragric Students 2022

Every August, the Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric) welcomes new students to the department and to NMBU. 

The event will take place on campus, Festsalen at Samfunnet (Mazemap) from 10:00 - 13:00 (CEST)

A light lunch will be served on the lawn behind the Tivoli building from 13:00

Attendance is not compulsory, but it is an excellent opportunity to get to know the department, lecturers and fellow students.

Program for the Welcome day: 


What and who



Welcome to Landsam! Eva Falleth, Dean at Faculty of Landscape and Society (LANDSAM)






Welcome to Noragric. Jennifer West, Head of Department at Noragric




Introduction to Noragric’s study programmes by programme leaders:

The B-IEDS programme, Lars Kåre Grimsby
The M-IR programme, Stig Jarle Hansen
The M-IES programme, Guri Bang
The M-GDS, Poul Wisborg



Noragric’s study advisers:
The B-IEDS programme, Jørn Kongsten Brevik
The M-IR, M-GDS and M-IES programmes, Beth Annwyl Roberts


Break, coffee



Words of welcome and information about the NMBU student democracy, Camila Moreno

Welcome and information about Globalis, Ive Ekeberg

Information about the Buddy Week




Panel discussion: “The Ukraine crisis from three perspectives: European energy crisis, Global food security crisis, and Geopolitical crisis”
Kirsti Stuvøy, Ruth Haug and Guri Bang

13:00  A light lunch will be served on the lawn behind the Tivoli building from 13:00
   You are welcome to participate in activities organized during the Buddy Week 2022. The Buddy Week runs from Friday, 12 August.


New students from all four programmes are invited to the Introduction Day. Invitations are sent to all new students in August. Follow the announcements on your program page on Canvas (B-DS, M-IES, M-IR, M-GDS). 

Published 16. June 2022 - 11:10 - Updated 11. August 2022 - 14:21