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.


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.