Nordic and Baltic countries


Through Nordplus you can travel to Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania. The exchange may last from 2 - 12 months, and when traveling through Nordplus you receive a stipend of 200E per month and a grant of 250E. NMBU is participating in the Nordplus program through the Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network (the NOVA Network).

Doing an exchange through Nordplus you can alto do an express mobility, meaning that you participate in a 1-2 week course in another Nordic or Baltic country. 


The Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network (NOVA), is a university cooperation aimed at supporting the understanding of major global challenges in a Nordic context. As a NMBU student you can do NOVAs intensive PhD  courses.

What do NOVA offer you?

  • High quality, international level education for PhD and Master’s students. The courses are planned and taught by a group of leading teachers and scientists. The teaching is based on the latest scientific results and the courses receive good evaluations from students.
  • International experiences and possibilities of building networks of students and teachers within your own academic field of interest. The courses are intensive and take place in a Nordic or Baltic country, and other international students are also participating.

Learn more here

NOVAs course catalogue 


Tallinn, Estland.



The Baltic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network (BOVA) is a connecting network of universities offering the higher education in the field of agriculture, forestry, veterinary and other related sciences. It is a recognized network of Baltic region universities that develops high educational and research standards and serves the students, scientists and academic staff as a platform for wide international collaboration. BOVA promotes the cooperation between the partner universities and enhances joint international high quality research and education based on strong international academic staff collaboration and fostering cooperation with partners outside the Baltic States. 



Published 23. February 2009 - 13:00 - Updated 23. September 2021 - 9:31