Welcome to NORDRESS

– the Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security.


NORDRESS is a Centre of Excellence under the Social Security Programme of NordForsk. Its aim is to carry out multidisciplinary studies to enhance societal security and resilience to natural disasters. Partners from 15 institutions in all Nordic countries will join forces to increase the resilience of individuals, communities, infrastructure and institutions.

The NordForsk Social Security Programme is funded by:


Summer vacations

The NORDRESS office will be closed due to summer vacations from Tuesday the 5th of July until the 3rd of August.  


NORDRESS first PhD Edda Björk Þórðardóttir defended her Doctoral thesis at the University of Iceland on June 7th 2016. Edda Björk is the first NORDRESS doctoral student to  complete her […]

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