Universities, companies, research institutions and organizations have one month left to submit proposals for Breakout Sessions at the Fourth Arctic Circle Assembly to be held October 7 – 9, 2016 in Reykjavík, Iceland. Deadline for submissions: May 15, 2016.

Organizers of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2017 in Prague (Czech Republic) on 31 March – 7 April 2017 are now accepting session proposals for the ASSW 2017 Science Symposium, entitled "A Dynamic Arctic in Global Change". Deadline: June 30, 2016.


 The Korea Maritime Institute (KMI), located in Busan, Republic of Korea, launched its 1st Korea Arctic Academy (KAA) with 30 international and Korean students in 2015, and is currently getting ready to host the Academy again this year.

Carolyn Kozak, a master's student in Arctic and Northern studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, participated in the Model Arctic Council held during the Arctic Science Summit Week in March 2016. She was also recently appointed as one of the six new UArctic Student Ambassadors.

As parts of a specialization in Greenlandic Health and Environment of the Arctic, five courses on Arctic subjects are offered by the during the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2016. Courses will take place in Nuuk, Greenland. A limited number of places is available. Application deadline: May 1, 2016.



UArctic’s Board of Governors has appointed seven new students as UArctic Student Ambassadors, bringing the total number of Ambassadors to 21. Nominated by individual UArctic higher education institution members, Ambassador appointments are for a three-year term.

The registration for the UArctic Congress is now open, with the early-bird fee applicable until May 31. The deadline for submitting abstracts has also been extended until April 17. We welcome participants and abstracts from within and outside the UArctic network!

The registration for the UArctic Congress is now open, with the early-bird fee applicable until May 31. The deadline for submitting abstracts has also been extended until April 17. We welcome participants and abstracts from within and outside the UArctic network!