The handbook is primarily for the use of programme coordinators and project leaders in connection with the carrying out of the Nordic nuclear safety programme 1990-1993. The practical administrative functions related to the project, which ensure that the duties of the programme coordinators and project leaders are carried out according to similiar lines of direction, are clarified. The publication is a reference book which should give answers to practical questions. It covers the subjects of reporting, annual planning, central accounting, financing, administration of economical functions and seminars. (AB).