The Norwegian national assembly has served as the highest political body in Norway since 1884. Elections are held every fourth year, and mandates are distributed in proportional representation. The Government is selected on behalf of the King from within the Norwegian national assembly.

Norway can be reached through an extensive selection of international flights and ferry connections. Once in Norway, travelling by car and public transportation is easy.   Norway is continuously developing its transport infrastructure, making everyday life easier, generating sustainable development, and connecting Norway domestically and internationally. This is strengthening the competitiveness of Norwegian commerce and […]

Norwegian values are rooted in democratic ideals and nature plays a large role in the country’s national identity. Although a modern country, Norway takes pride in its history, maintaining its rural traditions. Being ranked as having the highest standard of living in the world, as well as being one of the leading countries within gender equality, [...]
The North Way - Norvegr - was the name given to this mountainous country by the first seafarers to sail along its rugged shores. Nowhere else do people live so far to the north, and thanks to the warming Gulf Stream current, the climate along the coast is not particularly cold. GEOGRAPHY Located in Northern [...]

Norway has a long history in international trade. The Vikings were experts on sailing and navigation, and were probably the most successful traders of their time. The network of routes explored and set up by the Vikings extended over larger areas in Western and Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, and the North Atlantic. Through trading connections […]

Norway, a constitutional democracy in Northern Europe, has a population of 5.25 millions. Norway has an extensive coastline of 25 148 km, and is famous for nature attractions like fjords, mountains and midnight sun. Official name Kingdom of Norway System of government Constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy Head of State Harald V, King of Norway Head […]

Whether you are in Norway or abroad, contacts are essential in order to acquire necessary information needed in making the right moves. Below, we give you contacts based in Norway and also in various countries globally.  NORWAY:   Oslo Chamber of Commerce Deutsch-Norwegische Handelskammer Chambre de Commerce Franco-Norvégienne   ABROAD:   Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Hong […]

Norway provides assistance and information for Norwegians in foreign countries all over the world and for anyone who is interested in Norway-related topics. The main representative institutions are Norwegian embassies and consulates and Innovation Norway. Innovation Norway is the Norwegian Government’s most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. They are represented in […]

Get an overview of Norwegian governmental institutions, ministries, directorates and other usefull links. Government: Norwegian Government   Ministries Ministry of Agriculture and Food Ministry of Defence Ministry of Education and Research Ministry of Finance Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Health and Care Services Ministry of Labour   Ministry of Petroleum and Energy Ministry of […]

If you are planning on setting up your own business, you can seek advice from the Business Information Services run by Brønnøysund Register Centre and also from the web portal Altinn. Innovation Norway also provides information and have offices throughout Norway and abroad. Norway has a predictable business climate, high productivity rates and an open […]