NIKU is an independent institute within the wider field of Cultural Heritage in Norway and beyond.


We have expertise in the field of cultural heritage and perform large and small projects on behalf of private and public actors.


Here are some examples of NIKUs research both past and present.


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WWII heritage in Arctic Europe

The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Research (NIKU) is working on a research programme on World War II heritage, with a special focus on the northern and Arctic areas.