Cross-border University Cooperation

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The small-scale project Cross-border University Cooperation for Knowledge Sharing and Regional Development has been initiated to develop and enhance knowledgesharing and regional development in the Interreg Aurora region.

Project Aim

The overarching goal of this project is to enhance cross-border university cooperation and create and test study modules of cross-disciplinary structure. The project will also contribute to regional development by showcasing how the university and industry sector can cooperate for knowledge sharing.

The aim of the project is to create and test cross-disciplinary study modules with course content that focuses on how regional resources have the potential to contribute to the green transition. This is of national interest in all three countries and showcases how universities and industry can cooperate in knowledge sharing.

Sustainable Development Goals

The project contributes primarily to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Interreg Aurora
  • Svenska kulturfonden
  • Lapin Liitto

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  • Hanken School of Economics
  • Umeå University


Marit Nilsson-Väre
Project manager, Hanken School of Economics