The Arctic Semester is an opportunity for international master students to experience the unique environment and the challenges of extreme engineering north of the Arctic Circle, in the Greenlandic town of Sisimiut. Apply for spring term exchange studies by October 15, 2017.

The DiscoverBarents nature photography competition invites photo submissions from anyone interested in photography. The aim of the competition is to receive high-quality photographs of places of interest and of the local nature, which the local tourism industry can use for their marketing purposes in the future. The competiti...

Arctic Frontiers Science 2018 takes place 23-25 January 2018 in Tromsø, Norway. Abstracts can be submitted until 19 September 2017 under the following topics: Aquaculture in the High North in Times of Change; the New Arctic in the Global Context; Resilient Arctic Societies and Industrial Development; and Circumpolar Safety, S...

The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national and international partners invite the international Arctic research community to the International Arctic Change 2017 Conference to Québec, Canada from December 11-15, 2017. Registration is open, and abstracts can still be submitted until September 22.

David Palma participated in an interdisciplinary PhD and post-doc summer school in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in early August 2017 to learn about the challenges and opportunities related to governance of the Arctic Ocean, focusing on the marginal ice zone (MIZ). In this blog post, he shares his experiences and what he learned dur...


The latest issue of our annual magazine, Shared Voices, is now available online. As 2017 marks twenty years since the birth of the idea of UArctic, the 2017 issue focuses on the roots and development of UArctic through personal recollections of the network's early days.





In July 2017 UiT The Arctic University of Norway hosted an international summer school, the 2017 Innovative Learning Institute for Circumpolar Health. Twelve nursing students attended the institute with the purpose to exchange experiences and discuss the possibilities and challenges of nursing in the High North.