The aim of the Master is to develop skills and expertise in the areas of the green economy and the geopolitics of resources and energy, highlighting the eco-sustainability and a responsible use of the land. It will have a focus on the economic and geostrategic importance of the Arctic region.
north2north staff mobility program gives Aalborg University researcher opportunity to work and connect with Greenlandic scholars and stakeholders at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR).
The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference, fourth in a series, focuses on climate change in the Arctic, especially from the point of view of young people. The conference, which will take place on 12-13 November 2019, wants the voices of the future generations to be heard.
In January 2019, Finland’s second largest higher education community started operations in Tampere. The University of Tampere (UTA) and Tampere University of Technology (TUT) merged in order to become the foundation-based Tampere University.
Marjanah Sadiq from University of Helsinki completed her international internship on November 2018 at Ukhta State Technical University in Russia. Intership was part of Finnish National Agency for Education´s program Traineeship for Finnish students in Russian Higher Education Institutions.
The summer school at Hokkaido University is for advanced level undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at the University of Lapland, University of Oulu and University of Helsinki. Approximately 15 students will be selected for the scholarship. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.
Heidrun Knorr, an assistant professor from Aalborg University, visited Ilisimatursarfik/the University of Greenland in Nuuk to enhance her competencies in teaching in multicultural contexts with the north2north staff mobility program.
The United Nations declared 2019 The International Year of Indigenous Languages in order to raise awareness of them, not only to benefit the people who speak these languages, but also for others to appreciate the important contribution they make to our world´s rich cultural diversity.
The third and final intern from Labrador Institute’s International Indigenous Intern program has joined the UArctic International Secretariat. Michelle Saunders has started her internship at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland which will continue for the next 2 months.