Mergers 2018

The following shows the confirmed and possible mergers for Norwegian institutions from 2018.

New acronym and new English name

Mergers with current Norwegian and English name and current acronym

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Havforskningsinstituttet (Institute of Marine Research)

Havforskningsinstituttet (Institute of Marine Research), IMR

Nasjonalt institutt for ernærings- og sjømatforskning (National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research), NIFES

854 (2016) Merger confirmed from 1st of January 2018

Høgskolen i Innlandet (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University))

Høgskolen i Hedmark (Hedmark University College), HiHM

Høgskolen i Lillehammer (Lillehammer University College), HiL


9381 (2016) Fully merged from 1st of January 2018

VID vitenskapelige høgskole (VID Specialized University)

VID vitenskapelige høgskole (VID Specialized University), VID

Høyskolen Diakonova (Diakonova University College), Diakonova

3141 (2016) Merger confirmed from 1st of January 2018

Høyskolen Kristiania (Kristiania University College)

Høyskolen Kristiania (Kristiania University College)

Westerdals - Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology



Merger confirmed from 1st of August 2018

Utdanningsdirektoratet (Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training)

(Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training), UDIR

Senter for IKT i utdanningen (The Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education), IKT



288 Merger confirmed from 1st of January 2018








Published Aug. 21, 2017 2:44 PM - Last modified Dec. 11, 2017 3:05 PM