Four master’s degree programs at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland will be open for applications December 1, 2015 - January 29, 2016. The programs are Arctic Art and Design, International and Comparative Law, Media Education, and Tourism, Culture and International Management. Studies start in September 2016.

The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center (Moscow, Russia), with support of the Committee on External Relations of Saint Petersburg announce a competition for 2-week cultural fellowships in the field of arts and culture. 

Staff and students of Laurea University of Applied Sciences took part in the joint international rescue exercise organised by the countries in the Barents region. Laurea's responsibility in the Barents Rescue 2015 exercise in Lapland 28 September – 2 October was to carry out the evaluation of the exercise.

When the first Indian exchange student arrived in Germany in 1951, he was welcomed by a crowd of people and festive cheer. Flowers, music and an excited crowds embraced the student. Today, this moment is diluted in the crowds of international students, arriving more unnoticed than half a century ago.

UArctic's north2north national agencies and institution representatives gathered in Stockholm Oct 14-15, 2015 for an meeting to discuss common issues of student exchange, and further develop the north2north mobility program. The north2north program provides exchange opportunites for students at participating UArctic members.

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2016 will be held 12-18 March, in Fairbanks, Alaska. Early registration is open until 20 December 2015. Late registration ends 12 February 2016.