Welcome To NCI

The Nordic Centre in India (NCI) is a consortium of leading universities and research institutions in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Established in 2001 with the objective to facilitate cooperation in research and higher education between the Nordic countries and India, NCI facilitates and supports a wide range of study and research activities in India and in the Nordic countries.

Study In India

Summer Programmes

NCI organises short term intensive summer courses for member university students in cooperation with our partner universities in India.
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Semester Programmes

NCI organises semester programmes for member university students in cooperation with our partner universities in India.
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Language Programmes

The Nordic Centre in India (NCI) offers the opportunity for Nordic member university students to attend Hindi language training in India.
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Prepare for Your Studies

NCI provides a list of guidelines for all students and researchers coming from member universities to India that serves as a preparation for their stay.
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Internship Opportunity

Students from NCI member universities can avail an opportunity to intern with NCI in India as its summer activity manager for a two month period. Read More

International Offices

NCI’s greatest asset are the member university international offices. They are the single point of contact for member university students interested in coming to India.
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NCI Travel Grant

NCI in pursuance of its objective to build research cooperation between its Nordic member universities and India will support 6 scholars annually from member universities per annum travelling to India for the purpose of research with an NCI travel grant. Read more

NCI Academic Activity Grants

NCI in pursuance of its objective to build research ties between our member universities and India is making available 7000 euros for the purpose of funding projects or academic events in 2018. Read more

Useful Resources

How to survive the life in the Nordic region? Language resources and other useful resources are compiled here.

News & Events

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2 days ago

Chrisroy Nci

Hey postdoc, we want you and your wild research ideas!💡 Skolar Award offers YOU the chance of a lifetime to step on SLUSH stage & win 100 000 euros by pitching your research idea. All the finalists will be professionally trained to give mindblowing pitches that will get the jury & audience fired up! 🔥 Put yourself out there and apply now! The call is open to postdocs from ALL fields of research. Read more at skolaraward.fi/ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Chrisroy Nci

Study in Norway
If you want to study in Norway, you could start with a Summer School. We visited Universitetet i Bergen and talked to Bo Yoxuan about why she came to Norway this summer. #summerschool
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The consortium consists of 20 member universities in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and 3 associate members. The NCI is a permanent representation of its members in India.
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