Trollnet was established in 2009 as BAHVAM (founded in 1995) and Nordnursing VEL (founded in 1998) merged. Trollnet has a strong and solid foundation in Nordic cooperation in the field of nursing as the two founding networks were active in mobility activities as well as in organizing diverse intensive courses.
Trollnet network consists of eight members from Nordic and Baltic countries: University College of Northern Denmark (UCN), University of Tromsø,The Arctic University, Campus Harstad (UiT) (former Harstad University College), VID Specialized University (VID) (former Haraldsplass Deaconess University College), and University of Southeast Norway (HSN) (Buskerud and Vestfold University College) from Norway, University West from Sweden, Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Lamk) and South-Eastern Finland University of applied sciences (Xamk) (former Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences) from Finland, and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.
Each partner institution offers a degree (Bachelor and/or Master) in nursing. The network aims to increase opportunities to incorporate core competencies of the member institutions in a joint Nordic and Baltic work on the development of nursing education. Trollnet also organizes different kind of intensive courses for students and teachers, to maximize versatile learning opportunities within the network. Results, feedback and experiences are shared among the network partners.