University of Akureyri, in cooperation with the Model Arctic Council Thematic Network, will host a Model Arctic Council (MAC) from March 22 to 27, 2020 in Akureyri, Iceland, for students interested in Arctic and circumpolar affairs.

Professor Jeffrey Welker from the University of Oulu and the University of Alaska Anchorage alongside with 30 co-authors from UArctic affiliated institutions and research groups just published a paper on the large loss of CO2 in winter observed across the northern permafrost region.

Nafisa Yeasmin, the lead of UArctic's Thematic Network on Arctic Migration, has received the Academic of the Year award granted by the Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT).



The Norwegian state budget proposal for this coming fiscal year had one very positive piece of news. The Ministry of Education has proposed a 4 million NOK increase in the Norwegian funding of the north2north program, up from today’s 1.4 million NOK.

APECS Russia and the UK Polar Network invite Early Career Scientists from UK and Russia to apply to the interdisciplinary field course in the Russian Arctic titled “Arctic Interdisciplinary Studies – ARCTIS”. The field course will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk (Yugra) Autonomous Region, Russia on February 17-23, 2020.



The international Arctic Spirit Conference will take place on November 12th-13th in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of this year’s conference is climate change and the future generations. The goal of the event is to enhance dialogue between researchers, youth and decision-makers.


ASM2019 Photo Contest

Fri, Oct 18, 2019
The ASM2019 Photo Contest is a fantastic opportunity for Arctic researchers, students, partners and collaborators to share their dynamic and eye-catching photos of the circum-Arctic, its peoples, communities, landscapes, wildlife and research activities. $1500 CAD in cash prizes will be awarded. 

The Government of Andorra, the Town Hall of Canillo and the World Tourism Organization invite you to the 11th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism that will take place from 11 to 13 March 2020 in Canillo · ANDORRA.

European Maritime Day 2020

Wed, Oct 16, 2019
The European Commission kindly invite you to save the date for the European Maritime Day 2020 which will take place on 14-15 May in Cork, Ireland