European Athlete as Student Network (EAS 2016) 13th annual conference will be organized in Rovaniemi, Finland on September 15-17, 2016. The conference also serves as a platform for a new UArctic Thematic Network in sports and education that the partner universities plan to initiate during spring 2016.


To celebrate the twenty-year anniversary of the Arctic Council, UArctic (University of the Arctic) has published a special issue of its Shared Voices magazine, released today in Tromsø, Norway as part of the ArcticFrontiersPlus event, organized by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Participants at Arctic Frontiers are welcome to attend a special event, Arctic Frontiers Plus: Arctic Council 20 Years, on January 25, 2016 in Auditorium 1 at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, organized by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


The 4th China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium will take place in Rovaniemi, Finland, June 6-9, 2016. The meeting is hosted by the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland and organized by the China-Nordic Arctic Research Centre (CNARC). The call for abstracts is now open, with a deadline of February 25, 2016.


The University of Northern British Columbia has published the January 2016 edition of the Northern Voice, its newsletter on northern issues and activities from its Northern Studies Program.  This edition highlights the 65th Annual Polar Day at UNBC, which takes place on January 15, 2016.

Every summer, the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) gathers one hundred doctoral students and young researchers of all disciplines from all around the world to tackle some of the greatest challenges of our time — this year: water. June 13-24, 2016 at the University of Bergen

The University of Alberta,  in cooperation with the UiT - The Arctic University of Norway and the University of the Arctic (UArctic) network will launch a unique Arctic Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) this week. The course will give the students an introduction to climatic issues and environmental changes in the Arctic.