UArctic Rectors' Forum
June 27th - 28th, 2013
: Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) Host Invitation
Who is the UArctic Rectors’ Forum for?
The Rectors’ Forums are for the leaders of UArctic’s Higher Education Institution members, and serve as a unique opportunity for the heads of these institutions in the circumpolar North to participate in a common dialogue and learning experience focused on topics of special relevance. Institution leaders (Chancellors, Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Provosts) who participate in the meeting may bring one additional expert or advisor in their delegation. Note: The Rectors’ Forum business meeting session is not open to representatives from UArctic members who are not a rector, provost, president, vice president or hold a similar post of leadership.
For further details see UArctic Rectors' Forum Terms of Reference
and the UArctic Charter
(adopted and signed at the Rectors' Forum 2008).
UARCTIC RECTORS' FORUM 2013
The 7th UArctic Rectors' Forum is hosted by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhangelsk, Russia, June 27th and 28th, 2013. The theme of the 2013 Rectors’ Forum is "The Northern Sea Route Logistics, Transportation and Infrastructure
For Rectors' Forum participants
, complete information and links to the program, online registration form, and practical details will be availalble soon.
As has been previous practice, a UArctic Student Forum
for graduate students will also be arranged in conjunction with the Rectors' Forum. Heads of UArctic member institutions are invited to sponsor one graduate student from their own
institution to participate in the program. Home institutions are responsible for costs of their respective student representative (incl. travel accommodation, and program costs). Preliliminary student program and registration form is available here
June 29, Trip to the Solovetsky Islands – the biggest archipelago in the White Sea.
You will have a unique opportunity to visit the Big Solovetsky Island, known as the Pearl of the Russian North. A 50-minute flight by charter plane takes you to this remote outpost where you can admire the famous Solovetsky Kremlin and learn the history of the monastery complex.This one-day excursion to isolated Solovetsky Island guarantees a most unusual and memorable experience.Note: The Rectors' Forum Business Meeting agenda and documents will be added in the weeks prior to the meeting.
For assistance, contact the UArctic International Secretariat