Our research

The key to good social development is wise and knowledgeable citizens. USN will develop and disseminate new, boundary-breaking knowledge.

We are a broad university and do research on unsolved regional and global challenges.

We shall contribute to solving them through an interaction of applied research, basic research, education, artistic development work, communication and innovation.

Challenges related to climate, energy, green value creation, social inequality, democracy and human rights, the sustainability of the welfare state and the basis for vibrant local environments must be met with knowledge and expertise.

Our research will be characterized by close interaction with social and working life in the region.