The Nordic Society Oikos
Oikos, meaning home, is the root of the word “ecology." The Nordic Society Oikos is a home for ecology in the Nordic region. NSO supports the national ecological societies of the five Nordic countries and engages the global scientific community through its international journals.
- Join NSO to receive member benefits and connect with ecologists in the Nordic region and beyond.
- Attend events like our biennial conference and the meetings hosted by our five national societies.
- Stay up to date on society news and follow us (@nordicoikos) on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
- Read our journals including Oikos, Ecography, Journal of Avian Biology, and Nordic Journal of Botany.
Our National Societies
The Nordic Society Oikos is a parent society that unites the national ecological societies of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway. All NSO members have dual membership in one of these national societies. (When you become a member of NSO, you will select which national society you wish to join as well.)
- Danish Oikos Society
- Finnish Oikos Society
- Icelandic Ecological Society
- Norwegian Oikos Society
- Swedish Oikos Society
Become a Member
It's easy to join NSO, and you do not need to be affiliated with the Nordic countries. Global members welcome!
As a member of NSO you join a large and active network of ecologists across the Nordic region and beyond. Members receive access to the member database, exclusive newsletters with updates about Nordic ecology and society activities, ongoing opportunities for promotion on our social media channels, and discounted registration for our biennial conference. Through your dual membership in one of our national societies, you also receive benefits specific to that society. Learn more about member benefits.
Connect with Us
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram (@nordicoikos), keep an eye on our news blog, get to know our board and staff, and feel free to contact us anytime. Join NSO to receive member-only newsletters along with access to our membership directory, where you can connect with other members of our Nordic and global community.
NSO Vision and Policies
The Nordic Society Oikos is a home for ecologists, a nexus for knowledge, and a guiding light for ecology worldwide. Read our statutes, our code of conduct and diversity statement, and our privacy and data security policy.