We wish to inform you about the following Arctic session at the ‘6th SETAC World Congress’ which will be held in Berlin, Germany, 20-24 May 2012. The conference website provides guidelines for the preparation and submission of your abstracts http://berlin.setac.eu. The abstract submission deadline is 30th Novembe...

IASC Medal Award 2012

Wed, Nov 30, 2011
IASC Medals are awarded in recognition of exceptional and sustained contributions to the understanding of the Arctic. A maximum of one award is made each year, assuming that there is a nominee of appropriate quality. The award of medals will normally be by the President of IASC during the Arctic Science Summit Wee...

On Nov 24, 2011 UArctic President Lars Kullerud and Board member Tove Søvndahl Pedersen met with Sara Olsvig, Member of the Danish Parliament for Inuit Ataqatigiit (Greenland) in Christiansborg. The meeting addressed Denmark/Greenland's cooperation and support of the University of the Arctic. The original article appears here...


Attached you will find the updated policy program for the 6th Arctic Frontiers conference. Learn more about confirmed speakers for the conference policy and science sections. Arctic Frontiers evening program will include, to name a few, Reindans, bacalao fest at DRIV, PolArt Exhibition 2012, Hålogaland Teate...

North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) has been long been a leading institution in UArctic, a status further strengthened by the agreement for them to be the new host of the Undergraduate Office and appointment of Claudia Fedorova as Dean of Undergraduate Studies. NEFU will also host an important meeting of Russian rectors...


This young tradition, inaugurated in 2010, celebrates the signature of the Antarctic Treaty on 1 December 1959 and the worldwide significance of this landmark (www.apecs.is/antarctica-day). The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and the Scientific Comm...



“Cross-border cooperation with universities in Murmansk is an important part of the college’s international strategy,” says the new rector Sveinung Eikeland. The board meeting in Murmansk was an important event in following up on the action plan for increased and extended international cooperation....



The UArctic Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development presents its final report of the youth forum "Alive Village" 2011, which took place in the in Kholmogory district (Arkhangelsk region) devoted to great scientist Mikhail Lomonosov.

Rovaniemi is home to more than 300 creative industry companies and the University of Lapland’s Arctic Centre and Faculty of Art and Design. Next year the city of Rovaniemi participates in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 by bringing into the event an arctic perspective! Through events and activities of joint projects and...