Literature and action plans

Here we present a selection of publications on harassment and bullying in working life. There is little Norwegian and Nordic research on sexual harassment in academia, but we have compiled a list of literature that may be useful in the effort to combat sexual harassment in the research sector.


Fredrik Bondestam och Maja Lundqvist (2018). Sexual harassment in academia. An international research review, The Swedish Research Council.

Nielsen, Morten B., Brita Bjørkelo, Guy Notelaers, Ståle Einarsen (2010). Sexual Harassment: Prevalence, Outcomes, and Gender Differences Assessed by Three Different Estimation Methods. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. Volume 19, Issue 3, 2010.

Nielsen, Morten B. and Ståle Einarsen (2012). Prospective relationships between workplace sexual harassment and psychological distress. Occupational Medicine.

Nielsen, M. B., Magerøy, N., Gjerstad, J. and S. Einarsen (2014). Workplace bullying and subsequent health problems. Tidsskr Nor Legeforen, No. 12/13 – 1 July 2014.

Plans for measures to combat sexual harassment

Below we present universities and university colleges that have action plans and guidelines against sexual harassment in English. For a more comprehensive list of action plans against sexual harassment at Norwegian higher education institutions, please see the Norwegian version of this site. 

BI Norwegian Business School
Harassment and improper behavior

MF Norwegian School of Theology
Harassment, learning environment, welfare

NHH - Norwegian School of Economics
Action against harassment

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Ethical guidelines for NMBU

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Sexual harassment

School of Mission and Theology (MHS)
Plan against sexual harassment

University of Bergen
Ethical guidelines - harassment

University of Oslo
Sexual harassment

UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Sexual harassment

VID Specialized University
Guidelines regarding unwanted sexual attention