Target audience

Primarily administrative staff at all levels who work with internationalization.

Focus areas

The group is looking at topics that reflect the extensive changes in Nordic and European research and education. Joint degrees, double degrees, multiple degrees, strategic networks and alliances, and the international mobility of doctoral candidates, researchers, and students contribute to new, dynamic, workspaces which are becoming the playground for a growing number of NUAS member institutions.


Activity goals for 2022-2023

  • On site meeting in Gothenburg November 25 – 26, 2022 ​​
  • Online session 26.10. 2022 – International Admission & Recognition of Qualifications group to plan joint seminar related to Responsible Internationalisation in Gothenburg.
  • Erasmus- staff training of several group members in connection of our meeting                                                                                                                                                         
  • Active planning sessions for the joint seminar including one larger joint on-site meeting during winter
  • Other meetings planned according to agenda & activities


Group leader

Irinja Paakkanen

Head of International Affairs
University of Turku


People in this group


Aníta Hannesdóttir

 University of Iceland

Anna Lindahl

Mid Sweden University

Birgitta Schiørring Madsen

Aalborg University

Camilla A. Borrevik

Univeristy of Bergen

Eirin Bakken

NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Helle Rod Søgaard

Roskilde University

Irinja Paakkanen

 University of Turku

Karolina Catoni

University of Gothenburg

Maija Kuiri (substitute for Riikka)

LUT University 

Riikka Vanhanen (maternity leave)

University of Jyväskylä



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