Dear students! Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Russia) will hold a youth forum "PROFormat" from 15 to 16 March. One of its sessions is called "PROPlanet" and connected with environmental awareness. Organizers ask young representatives of the Circumpolar region to record a 3-minute video on how to protect the pure nature of the...

A Story From An Intern

Wed, Feb 15, 2017
I have spent my last 3 and a half months as an intern at the UArctic Secretariat as part of a project funded by the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation. My office was located at University of Lapland in the city of Rovaniemi (Finland). From several points of views, the experience was amazing and it was a great...

The Arctic is changing fast, both in terms of climate warming and in how organisms interact with each other. To understand the implications of such changes, we need to understand how Arctic ecosystems are structured, and how Arctic species are interlinked by complex, live interactions, such as predation and herbivory. In shor...

Global challenges affect us all. This summer, from 12-22 June, 2017, Bergen Summer Research School presents six PhD courses dealing with some of the most pressing global challenges, ranging from migration, higher education, global health, water management, poverty, and the use of language, taking place at the University of Be...


Barents EU Centre of Petrozavodsk State University invites European and Russian students to take part in international school "Prospects of European integration: comparison with the regional integration processes in the Northern Europe" from 13 to 17 March 2017.

The application deadline is for north2north 2017-2018 student exchanges is February 15, 2017. Experience life in another North by studying at another UArctic partner university. See the program page for more details.


UArctic Reseach office in Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Arkhangelsk) is hosting a new intern from France, Léa Giffard. She helps administering the Russian version of UArctic website, gives a hand in translating research articles and takes part in the pooling of ideas in the office, which intensively works in constant...

Organizers of the 3rd Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) International Online Conference 2017 announce an extended call for abstract submissions. This year's theme is entitled, "Outside the Box: Encouraging alternative solutions for undertaking and communicating polar research." This conference will be held...


Proposals are now being accepted for Breakout Sessions at the Fifth Arctic Circle Assembly to be held October 13 – 15, 2017 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

The University of Helsinki Humanities Programme for visiting professors and postdocs aims at establishing collaboration with the world’s leading researchers, expanding research cooperation networks, creating new research openings, and producing co-authored articles for top-level journals. The programme will bolster the intern...