What is The Thor Heyerdahl Institute?
The Institute endeavours to promote and continue to develop Thor Heyerdahl’s ideas and principles within, interdisciplinary research, international dialogue / multi-cultural co-operation and protection of the global environment
Thor Heyerdahl Scholarship
Are you attending a Norwegian sixth form college (Videregåede skole) and would like to follow in the footsteps of Thor Heyerdahl?
Heritage of the world and Unesco
In May 2011, the Thor Heyerdahl Archives were added to UNESCO’s “Memory of the World” Register. Currently, this list includes 238 collections from all over the world.
Tuesday April 17th, 18:00. Tickets kr 200,- In collaboration with Larvik municipality, Thor Heyerdahl Institute presents an evening with the winners of the opera contest T.O.S.C.A 2017, arranged in Andora, Liguria each year. This is the area where Thor Heyerdahl spent...read more
The Thor Heyerdahl Institute wishes all its friends a Happy New Year! We look back on an exciting and eventful 2017.read more
Thor Heyerdahl Institute have conducted a seminar with the Italian Embassy on Green Economy and Hydropower. The seminar took place in Thor Heyerdahl's childhood home in Larvik. Picture: Amassador Giorgio Novello, The Italian Embassy. ...read more
The Thor Heyerdahl Institute & The Italian Embassy in Norway present the seminar: Nature, hydropower, an environment-conscious economy. Key speakers: The Mayor of Larvik, The Ambassador of Italy in Norway Giorgio Novello, professor Arild Vatn from Norges miljø- og...read more
The Thor Heyerdahl Institute wishes all its friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!read more
Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016 was a success! More than 200 students attended the conference in October, where the international acclaimed speakers Hilde Waage, Cecilie Hellestveit, Torgeir Higraff, Cecilie Mauritzen and Liv Arnesen talked about the importance...read more