EU-PolarNet and a group of 50 polar experts and stakeholders are working together to develop a set of polar white papers. These white papers will provide a state of the art for a range of societal relevant polar issues and outline possible approaches on how to address these. They now invite you to contribute to this process.


The international summer school 2017, July 31 – August 5 2017 will have a multi- and cross-disciplinary thematic approach to meet challenges and opportunities related to governance of the Arctic Ocean’s marginal ice zone. Scientists and experts from Norway and abroad will contribute to the summer school with lectures and with...


Students from North-Eastern Federal University Tatevik Maytesyan and Robert Nikolaev share their impressions of the Youth Educational Forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” held in the city of Arkhangelsk on March 27 – April 2, 2017, and tell about projects the Arctic region needs. Both students have been interested in Arctic stu...

The Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU)  in Arkhangelsk, Russia invites international students to take part in one of our exchange programs or schools in summer 2017 and academic year 2017/2018.

Schedule for ICASS IX out now

Thu, Apr 06, 2017
A preliminary schedule for “People & Place”, the ninth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX), is now published.

The aim of this workshop (organized in Rovaniemi, Finland, 30-31 August 2017) is to increase the capacity of individuals who may become the next generation global leaders to understand and act on the new security and governance challenges that are developing in the context of global environmental change. Apply by 20 April 2017.


Bachelor, Master and PhD students are invited to apply for the interdisciplinary student course "Shipping in the Arctic" to be given at the University Centre in Svalbard from 31 July to 11 August 2017. Deadline for applications: April 15, 2017.




The ARTEK International Conference May 1-3, 2018 offers an opportunity for participants from the industry, the public sector, the science community and other stakeholders to present, discuss and exchange ideas and experience on how to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain transportation infrastructure in cold regions.