UArctic Website Re-launched

Fri, Aug 22, 2014
Welcome to the newly re-launched UArctic website. The main areas of the site including news, member profiles and Thematic Networks pages have now been updated to the visual style used on the UArctic Education site.

After a successful exhibition at EAIE (European Association for International Education) Istanbul 2013, UArctic will again host a stand at the 2014 EAIE conference in Prague, Czech Republic, September 16-19. This year UArctic also features in the conference programme with a session of our own on Friday, Sept 19 at 11:30-12:30. 

This summer the leadership of the Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development and the Thematic Network on Social Work have changed, while another, the Thematic Network on Arctic Coastal and Marine Issues had changed its name to the Thematic Network on Arctic Fisheries and Aquaculture.

UArctic Congress 2016

Thu, Aug 21, 2014
At their meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland in October 2013, the Board of Governors of UArctic discussed the idea of arranging a “UArctic Congress” in 2016, and the idea was then included in UArctic’s Strategic Implementation Plan 2014-2016 which was approved by the Board in April 2014. In the Membership Organisation” section of t...

GRID-Arendal continues its celebration of its 25th year anniversary by hosting a two-day workshop on marine and ecosystem management “Visioning our Ocean of Tomorrow” from 21-22 August 2014.

The University of the Arctic (UArctic) and the University of Oulu have agreed to a new form of cooperation in which Oulu will host the newly established position of Vice-Preseident Research. The two-year agreement will be signed in Oulu on 19.08.2014 between Lars Kullerud, UArctic President, and Lauri Lajunen, Rector of the U...

Welcome to the international conference “New eHealth Approaches for School Children” to be held on 12 – 13 November 2014 at the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland.More information:

The Arctic Change and Elderly Exclusion project addresses older people’s concerns prevailing in the Arctic with a special focus on the concept of ‘exclusion’. The project primarily aims at performing a network based functions including the promotion of research and extensive dialogue among the project participants, stake-hold...