The Rectors’ Meeting is the General Assembly and meets once each year. It consists of all the members of NORDTEK. The members of the network are the technical universities and faculties in research-based engineering education, research and innovation.

The Network is administered by a Board which is elected from among the member institutions. The Board consists of

  • The President
  • The President-Elect
  • Eight representatives from the member institutions – one from each member country.
  • The President of the Student Board


The Rectors’ Meeting elects the president for a two-year period.

Board Members


Dr. Maarja Kruusmaa, Tallinn University of Technology, TalTech


Board members:

Dr. Mari Avarmaa, Dean, School of Business and Governance, TalTech

Dr. Finn Borchsenius, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Technical Science, Aarhus University

Dr. Mikael Elofsson, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Umeå University

Dr. Elīna Gaile-Sarkane, Vice-Rector, Riga Technical University

Dr. Karl Henning Halse, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Dr. Mika Hannula, Vice-Rector, University of Turku

Dr.  Ólafur Eysteinn Sigurjónsson,  Dean, School of Technology, Reykjavik University

Dr. Eugenijus Valatka, Rector, Kaunas University of Technology

Student representative; Ilari Pirilä, University of Oulu.



Mr. Peter Göranson, Secretary General.