About Unit

Unit was merged with NSD and Uninett into Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research on January 1st 2022.

From 2022 Units services and service staff are part of Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research

Unit – ​the Norwegian Directorate​ for ICT and Joint Services ​in Higher Education & Research​​ provides governance of and access to shared ICT services. All based on collaboration with users. Unit supports 220 institutions grounded in a mission to innovate and be the driving force in digitalizing a knowledge-based Norway. Increasing use of ICT contribute to improvements of efficiency, quality and access to knowledge in client operations.

Our stakeholders expect solutions that will improve access to and quality of data. Unit provides efficiency, diversity, and robustness based on ministry strategies and sectoral initiatives. ​We scout for shared solutions that will give benefits. That is solutions based on knowledge and input from collaboration with participating Higher Education Institutions. 

Unit was established in 2018 as a subordinate agency under the Ministry of Education and Research. ​We are 200 employees in offices in Trondheim and Oslo.

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