We are pleased to announce that the University of the Arctic (UArctic) has entered into an official partnership with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as a non-governmental organization. [Press Release]

Essi Oikarinen from the University of Oulu School of Architecture participated in the "Conversations in the North" conference and the UArctic Student Forum, organized in conjunction with the UArctic Rectors' Forum in Aberdeen in August 2017. Her report from the conference highlights the need for collaboration between research...



Scholars and researchers from the eight Arctic Council countries — the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden — can now apply for the second Fulbright Arctic Initiative, an 18-month collaborative research program, which will begin in spring 2018 and run through the fall of 201.




The themes of the UArctic Congress science section are environmental protection, connectivity, meteorological cooperation, and education. The science section will start in Oulu on Sept 5 and conclude in Helsinki on Sept 7, 2018. The call for session proposals is open until Sept 30, 2017.

This special issue of the journal "Education in the North" will be created in conjunction with the UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education. Extended deadline for expressions of interest and abstracts: 1 October 2017. 

This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of Northern Québec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Québec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues.

The Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Water Cycle Dynamics and Cryospheric Sciences (full-time, four-year fixed term), and the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo for a PhD Research Fellow in cryospheric sciences and atmospheric water cycle...

North-Eastern Federal University invites scientists, practical doctors, managers of public health services, faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students, interns, residents of medical institutions to participate in the VIII National Congress with international participation "Ecology and human health in the North", ded...