Nordisk Urologisk Forening
Scandinavian Association of Urology
Association of Urology (or Nordisk Urologisk Forening - NUF) is an association of the national
urological societies in the five Nordic countries:
Danish Urological Society (Dansk Urologisk Selskab)
Finnish Urological Society (Finlands
Iceland Urological Society (Islands Urologförening)
Norwegian Urological Society (Norsk
Swedish Urological Society (Svensk
The Association was founded in 1956 and has an
interesting history, as many of its members have contributed significantly to
the development of modern urology.
The main goals of the Association, is to work for the development of urology
in the Nordic countries and the co-operation among Nordic urologists. Not
only in the field of clinical work and science, but also in the fields of
education and training of specialists.
The daily management of the Association is in the hands of the Board,
consisting of the president, the general secretary and the treasurer. When
needed the Board can consult the presidium, where each country is presented
by its Leader and its Secretary.
To achieve the goals as mentioned, there are several collaboration
groups, each with members from all the Nordic countries, working in different
fields of urology.
The official scientific journal of the Association is Scandinavian Journal
of Urology and Nephrology, which is
distributed world-wide and indexed in most major index databases.
The more informal communications, like discussions on the development
of urology in the different Nordic countries, reports from congresses and
symposia, invitations to courses and meetings, etc
is published in NUF-Bulletinen.
The most important event in the Association is the Biannual Meeting of
Scandinavian Association of Urology (NUF).
The next meeting will be the NUF Meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland, June
The NUF meetings have always been of a very high standard and very
popular among the Nordic urologists.
Communication to the Association should be sent to
the General Secretary (address etc under the Board)
or to the person or group to be contacted.