New knowledge • New contacts • New opportunities

Nordpraktik in brief

-    Nordpraktik helps you as a student in Vocational Education and Training (VET) to develop your business idea with a company abroad. At the same time improve your competence in your profession and give you new knowledge about your neighbouring countries.

-    Nordpraktik offers you as a school or another provider of VET support in your internationalisation through an opportunity for your students to take their compulsory internship abroad and at the same time give them practical training in developing a business plan.

-    Nordpraktik supports you as a company, employing graduates from VET in your internationalisation in the North Calotte region. Through a co-operation project together with a last year student in a neighbouring country you get to know a new market and get acquainted with a well educated student for maybe future employment.

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Nordpraktik is operated by a partnership of five organisations; Norden Association Norrbotten (Sweden), Norden Association Sweden, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Nordic Aviation Technology Centre (Sweden) and Troms County Council (Norway).


The main financer is the INTERREG IVA Nord
programme 2007 – 2013 with important contributions from;
County Administration Norrbotten
Norrbotten Regional Council
Lapin Liitto North Calotte Council
Norwegian INTERREG
as well as from the partners respective co-financing.