Today, 30 January, the four-day intensive course ‘English for International Lecturers’ has started in the Northern (Arctic) Federal University. It is arranged for lecturers from Russian partner-universities participating in Barents Cross-Border University Programme.

The biennial Inuit Studies Conference serves the critical function of drawing together scholars and Inuit representatives to share research results in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, linguistics, political governance, environmental science, health, education, and culture

The 18th Inuit Studies Conference will be held October 24-28, 2012 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Recent dramatic transformations in the polar regions have brought inuit studies to the forefront of policy, international relations and scientific work.




Focus on Thematic Networks

Fri, Jan 27, 2012
Thematic Networks are at the forefront of UArctic's activties, focussing collaboration in key areas among our partners and producing high quality contributions to scientific research, public outreach, and educational development. The hosts of the recent Thematic Networks meeting, the University of Akureyri, have produced a se...


The Arctic Design –seminar brings together the leading researchers and entrepreneurs of the arctic area to discuss the intriguing challenges the arctic climate and location poses on design. Held as part of the Rovaniemi Design Week, the world’s northernmost design week, the seminar aims to define the term both fro...

UArctic at Arctic Frontiers

Mon, Jan 23, 2012
The University of the Arctic is participating in this year's hArctic Frontiers conference in Tromso, Norway by hosting a number of side meetings and also presenting in the exhibit space.  The University of Tromso and UArctic are then hosting the UArctic Communications Workshop on Jan 25. Contact secretariat@uarctic.org for mo...


Updated program for the UArctic Communications Workshop at Arctic FrontiersUArctic and the University of Tromso (UiT) are hosting a workshop aimed at communications staff and international coordinators from UArctic member institutions to improve information sharing and cooperation across the network. The workshop is a side...



Student registrations for the "Snowtalks" PhD course People in a Changing World, organized by the UArctic Thematic Networks on Global Change and Health and Well-being in the Arctic, are now open. Please see the course page for more information.