Nord University Business School, Bodo, Norway
Frode Mellemvik was principal at Bodø University College 1997-2007. He is regarded as a key person for Nordland to get their university in 2011. For the past ten years he has been central to the construction of the Northern Territory Center at Northern University, where he is director.
Mellemvik has long collaborated with various institutions in Russia. In 2014, Mellemvik was awarded the “Medal for International Cooperation”, which is the highest honor for international work that the Russian Foreign Ministry can give to a foreigner.