PhD student Anna Rönkä, from the University of Oulu, Finland, was elected to the Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders 2016 –programme, funded by the Research Council of Norway. Anna Rönkä is a PhD student in the UArctic PhD Program in Arctic Health, organised by the Thematic Network on Health and Well-being in the Arctic.




Siberian Summer school in Yakutsk "Nature. People. Culture" is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in multicultural society of Yakutia in the North-Eastern Siberia. The summer school takes place 1-19 August 2016. Register no later than 15 May 2016.

DK north2north intern report

Tue, Mar 15, 2016
Maiju Malinen a student in Environmental and Resource Management at the University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg accomplished her internship at  UArctic International Secretariat.

Students from across the UArctic network have taken part in the Model Arctic Council, held during the Arctic Science Summit Week 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska. This activity is organized by the Model Arctic Council Thematic Network.

Greenland Perspective invites you to the symposium “From Stones to Bread - glacial rock flour for soil restoration, sustainable growth and solution of global problems” to be held on Wednesday, April 27 2016 at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters in Copenhagen.

UArctic at ASSW 2016

Fri, Mar 11, 2016
UArctic's presence at the Arctic Science Summit Week, organized March 12-18, 2016 in at the University of Alaska Fairbanks ranges from a booth at the ASSW Exhibition to the UArctic Board of Governors meeting in conjunction with the week's events.

Registration for the inaugural UArctic Congress 2016 is now open. The host, Saint Petersburg State University, is honoured to invite you to the first ever UArctic Congress, which will be held from Monday, September 12 through to Friday, September 16 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Russian-German student contest Young Vision Award is a joint social initiative of Wintershall and Gazprom International. The two companies decided to organize it in order to bring together young students and experts from Germany and Russia. Our aim is to foster exchange of ideas in the area of oil and gas production and t...


Starting April 11, 2016 in Kautokeino, Norway, this is a two week course in Biological Diversity in a Circumpolar Indigenous Perspective organized by the Sámi University College and the UArctic EALÁT Institute in cooperation with the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry. Application deadline: March 23.

UArctic Marathon

Wed, Mar 09, 2016
The home base of the UArctic International Secretariat, the University of Lapland, is pleased to announce open championships for staff and students in running and Nordic walking, to be held as part of the Rovaniemi Marathon on 2 July.