As the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Center took place in Rovaniemi, Finland the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Finland, Alexander Stubb spoke of a collaborative Arctic Strategy.
The Schlumberger Faculty for the Future is seeking women from developing or emerging economies who are preparing for PhD or post doctoral studies in the physical sciences, engineering, or related disciplines. Individuals chosen will pursue their disciplines at top universities abroad.
The Arctic Graduate School (ARKTIS), coordinated by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland in Finland, opens a call for six full-time research student positions for different periods between January 2010 and December 2013.
The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research has allotted 800 000 Norwegian kroner to help increase northern activity. The University of the Arctic and other institutions/programs rooted in the north will benefit from this decision.
The Circumpolar Young Leaders program (CPYL) created through the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) seeks youth who are interested in working in the north. Through the CPYL program University of the Arctic International Secretariat (UArctic) has hired Elizabeth Zarpa.
Free-movers, Self-financing free-movers are students applying without link to an UiT exchange partner. Free-movers can be admitted to a number of courses taught in English and study at UiT for a period of 1 or 2 semesters. If proficiency in Norwegian is documented, students can also be given admission to take courses taug...
ARTEK, the Arctic Technology Centre, is organizing an International Semester, open to university students from around the world. Focussing on Technology and Engineering in the Arctic, the International Semester will be covering topics of Infrastructure (buildings, roads etc.), Energy, and Environment.
The Premiers of Canada’s three northern territories, Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, met in Iqaluit Nunavut on September 5th 2009 to discuss a number of national and international issues of importance to northern Canadian residents.
The Arctic Graduate School (ARKTIS), coordinated by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland, Finland, opens a call for six full-time research student positions for different periods between 1.1.2010 and 31.12.2013.
The University of the Arctic would like to wish Carolee Buckler, former Project Manager for the International Institute for Sustainable Development and long-time friend of the UArctic, all the best in her new endeavors as the Government of Manitoba’s Department of Education, Citizenship and Youth Sustainable Development Coor...