Both fictional and non-fictional accounts of the Arctic have long been a major source of powerful images of the region, and have thus had a crucial part to play in the history of human activities there. This volume provides a wide-reaching investigation into the discourses involved in such accounts, above all into the consoli...




The Department of Geosciences and Geography provides excellent working conditions and a friendly atmosphere. The research project is integrated in interdisciplinary national and international research projects (EU, Nordic networks, Academy of Finland). The University of Helsinki carries out research of an internationally high...

The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) is pleased to announce that a new issue of its bi-annual e-Newsletter is now available on the NDPHS website. The issue opens with the Committee of Senior Representatives (CSR) Chairman's article presenting the key priorities of the Russian Chair...



Finnish Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences (also known as Polytechnics) provide close to 500 programmes in English. Programmes are available on Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral level. Representatives of Finnish higher education institutions are willing to meet you, Russian students.

International Education Fair in Moscow has more than ten years history. In 2004 г. the exhibition for the first time took place in St. Petersburg, the North Capital of Russia and today it is one of the biggest exhibitions of international education in North-Western region of the country. In February 2008 & 2009 Internatio...


Today, UArctic Board Chair Barry Scherr addressed the opening of the University of Lapland's academic year. His welcoming address, included here below, highlights the strong leadership of the University of Lapland in forming international cooperation in northern education and the establishment of the University of the Arctic.

The Canadian government's recent effort to assert its sovereignty in the Arctic has reignited calls for a university to be created in the North.Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2010/09/01/north-university-canada-arctic.html#ixzz0yjWADF3Tand http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/time+build+northern+uni...

The Master’s Studies program of the University of the Arctic is pleased to officially launch the UArctic Master’s Endorsement. As a reflection of UArctic’s Values and Mission, the aim of endorsement is to emphasise the presence of existing joint Master’s level programmes and to encourage new joint Master’s educational program...

PolarTREC (Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating) is currently accepting applications from teachers for the fifth year of teacher research experiences. Teachers are invited to submit an application to participate in field research learning experiences during the 2011 (usually Arctic) or 2011-2012 (usually A...