• A non profit organization
  • Founded in 1907 by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  • Approx. 1900 members, in 47 countries
  • 25 local chapters and representatives
  • H.M. The King of Norway is our patron


  • To strengthen ties between Norway and people of Norwegian descent abroad, and unite friends of Norway everywhere in activities furthering Norwegian culture and interests
  • To facilitate and maintain a network of Norwegians living abroad
  • To giving a voice to Norwegians abroad, promoting their causes and speaking up for mobility

Read more about our history.

Read the organization’s Annual Reports (in Norwegian only) for the past years:

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2018