The 10th Arctic Frontiers conference, titled Industry and Environment, will be arranged in Tromsø, Norway on 24-29 January 2016. The organizers invite abstracts for presentations to any of the three parts: environmental footprints, Arctic stewardship, and technology needs. Call for papers closes on 21 September 2015.

The annual travelling symposium Calotte Academy will this year begin its tour with a session held in Rovaniemi on the 1st of June 2015. This year’s conference is taking an explicit focus on issues related to security and resource (geo)politics in the globalized Arctic.


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.