Circumpolar Studies

Are you intrigued by the wild and icy regions of the High North? Are you interested in the history and living conditions of indigenous peoples? Do you want to know more about the unique arctic environment and its natural resources as well as contemporary political debates around social, cultural and environmental issues?


The Northern Studies programme provides students with a broad introduction to social, environmental, cultural and political topics relevant in the High North. It provides a solid foundation for further High North studies or can be taken as an independent unit for those who just wish to learn more about the region. The programme is taught on-line using the teaching management system Fronter.

Program details

Academic level(s)Bachelor, Master
CountryNorway
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionNord University
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Tagsmultidisciplinarycircumpolarnon-degreeinterdisciplinary
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