The UArctic student group is co-joined by 10 selected students from Korean universities. Duration of the program will initially be 7 days plus the travel days (subject to change in time).
The schedule for the local program includes lectures on local and Arctic issues by Korean and international experts, and visits to Korean public organizations, institutes, research centres, government departments and private industry. The Tentative program can be found here
The local Korean organizers will cover:
- Round-trip air tickets between Korea (Busan) and the nearest airport where the student is located
- Accommodation in Korea during the official Academy period (7 nights)
- Transportation in Korea for the program activities
Students are responsible on the following expenses, not covered by KMI:
- Own travel insurance for health and stay for the Academy in Korea
- Domestic land transportation in home country
- Personal dinner or transportation beside official arrangement during the Academy
- Other personal expenses such as passport application or documentations
UArctic members are called upon to nominate up to 2 students per member institution to participate in this program. Institutions should take under consideration when they make the nomination that in the overall selection indigenous students will be prioritized.
Please submit a CV and motivation letter for each nominated student to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30, 2016.
The final decision on the participants will be made by the UArctic and Korea Maritime Institute in April.
The following eligibility criteria apply:
-20 undergraduate/graduate students from UArctic members are selected for the program. The program is preferably towards institutions with an indigenous profile, as well as students with an indigenous background. The program is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
-The student should be registered at a UArctic member institution for degree studies
-The student should have finished at least the second year of study
-The student is motivated to contribute to enhanced understanding of the Arctic and Korea
-The student must have sufficient knowledge of English, both oral and written, for academic studies.
If you have questions, please contact: email@example.com
NB! If you are unsure whom to contact from your institution, please go to UArctic member profiles and click your institutional profile and the Representative on Council or north2north contacts (if your institution is involved with the north2north program) will be your contact.