Who can apply for north2north?

North2north is the mobility program of the University of the Arctic. The students from the north2north institutions in USA, Canada, Russia, Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden can apply for a mobility at another north2north institution abroad. Intra-Kingdom of Denmark mobility is also possible. The students should contact the north2north coordinator at their home institution to ask how to participate in the north2north program.


Who can apply for a north2north scholarship?

The Nordic countries that are funding the north2north program are Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. There is no funding in Russia, Canada,USA and Iceland. However, the students from these countries have the possibility to apply for north2north scholarships according to the table below.

DENMARK*, GREENLAND AND THE FAROE ISLANDS ✔ From USA, Canada, Russia and Nordic countries
NORWAY ✔ From USA, Canada and Russia
FINLAND ✔ From USA, Canada and Russia
SWEDEN ✔ From Russia

*NB: To Denmark there has to be a bilateral agreement between the home and host institution, for not having to pay tuition fee. For information about whether a bilateral agreement exists between your home institution and an institution in Denmark exists, please contact the north2north coordinator at your home institution.


Scholarship amount:

A north2north scholarship will not cover all expenses for traveling, accommodation and other living costs. Students will need to have additional funding and may have to pay for tuition fees at the host institution. In Finland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland and the Faroe Islands north2north students will not have to pay for a tuition fee.

The amount of scholarship differs from country to country. Contact the north2north coordinator at your home institution to ask about the amount of scholarship.

To apply for a north2north scholarship you have to contact the north2north coordinator at your home institution before the deadline. The deadlines and application processes differ from country to country.

The scholarship application deadlines are:

   Outbound  Inbound
Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands 15 February 15 February
Norway 15 February 15 February
Finland From October to February 15 February
Sweden 15 January 4 March


Important information:

by submitting your application, the applicant consents to some of their personal information (like name, date of birth, and email address) being shared between north2north universities and/or north2north National Agencies in order to assess the applicant’s eligibility for a north2north scholarship.