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Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research

Sikt develops and delivers services for education and research that makes life easier for students and employees. Sikt aims to ensure that everyone working in the education and research sector has access to secure, stable and comprehensive services.

About Sikt

We will develop, facilitate and make available new technology to rationalise, improve the quality of and ensure access to knowledge. To Sikt, this is about delivering and developing services that modernise, simplify and improve the lives of employees and students in the knowledge sector. 

We offer services, systems and advice to all enterprises engaged in research, education and dissemination. We aim to turn ideas into solutions and create secure, stable and comprehensive services that create added value for education and research. 

Sikt – Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research is the result of a merger between NSD (Norwegian Centre for Research Data), Uninett AS and Unit – the Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research. 

The agency, which is organised as a public administrative body, has around 370 employees. Its head office is in Trondheim, with branches in Bergen and Oslo.

Management and organisation


Organization chart for Sikt

Contact Sikt

Email: kontakt@sikt.no

Director General

Roar Olsen is the Director General of Sikt.

Divisions and departments

Sikt is organised in three departments and three divisions:

The Data and Infrastructure Division
Director, Tom Are Røtting
Email: tom.rotting@sikt.no 

The Education and Administration Division
Director,Terje Mørland
Email: terje.morland@sikt.no

The Research and Knowledge Resources Division
Director,Vigdis Kvalheim
Email: vigdis.kvalheim@sikt.no

The Organisational Development Department
Director, Helga Johnsen Meisfjord 
Email: helga.meisfjord@sikt.no

The Corporate Governance Department
Director, Tor Magne Stinussen
Email: tor.stinussen@sikt.no 

The Customer and Communication Department
Director, Anders H. Reitan
Email: anders.reitan@sikt.no