The Sasakawa Peace Foundation invites applications for innovative programmes and projects focusing on issues related to peace and security. The Foundation supports projects addressing problems in the fields of international understanding, exchange, and cooperation.

The Nordic Culture Fund invites applications for its research project grants. These aim to further cultural cooperation between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as the self governing areas of Åland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The call closes on 1st of September 2015.

The Singapore-Arctic Council Permanent Participants (AC PP) Cooperation Package offers full postgraduate scholarships for Arctic indigenous peoples for studying in Singapore. The scholarships are available for three Master's programs in public policy, public administration and maritime studies.

Polar Explorer Day in Russia

Thu, May 21, 2015
On May 21, Russia celebrates the Day of polar explorer. This Day is celebrated since 2013.

The Arctic Academy selection committee, consisting of Korea Maritime Institute leaders and UArctic’s Senior Management Team, has reviewed a total of 28 nominations from 8 countries to the Arctic Academy.

The 2nd International Week at Ural Federal University is a great chance to establish new partnerships, promote collaboration between universities, exchange experience and discuss the most topical issues of global higher education today. Let’s build the bridge between continents together!

Perhaps they’ll call it Ingalangaittuqsiurvik – an Inuit word meaning “standing in an elevated place where you can see far distances.” (Source: Globe and Mail)