NUAS (“Det Nordiska Universitets Administratörs Samarbetet”) is a member-driven collaborative organization established in 1976. Initially, one joint seminar was arranged annually. Today, NUAS’ membership base includes 65 universities and university colleges. NUAS has 14 interest groups that focus on specific administrative disciplines, with a total of 125 active members.


The Nordic Association of University Administrators shall be its members’ preferred network for exchange of knowledge, competence and creativity with regard to administration and services.


NUAS’ activities shall maintain a development-oriented and interdepartmental focus, in which the objective is to cooperate on improvement and professionalization of administrative solutions in the university sector. To accomplish this objective NUAS organizes seminars, workshops and the NUAS Programme for Leaders in Administration, in addition to the informal exchange taking place in the groups.