The course will strive to identify, elaborate and develop challenges and perspectives of special relevance for social policies and social work in the circumpolar region. A deliberative, contextual and comparative approach will be used to comply with particular needs for competence and knowledge. The focus will be on living condition, democratic governance, indigenous and gender issues.

You can read more about the course at:

There is also a lot of information on Bodoe University College at:

And, of course you can read about the thematic network of social work in University of the Arctic at:

There are no tuition fees for this course, and the application deadline is set to April 1st. 2010. To get an application form and further information, please contact Ass. Prof. Asgeir Solstad, who is the academic coordinator of the course at:
We will of course be helpful in finding accommodation.

This course is a part of a whole Master Program in Social Work that you also can apply for. Further information on the whole program, you will find at:

Also, the whole Master Program has April 1st as the application deadline. For more information on the Master Program as a whole, please contact Ass. Prof. Sveinung Horverak, who is the academic coordinator of the program at: