The University of Turku coordinates several Erasmus Mundus Action 2 mobility programmes that cooperate between European, Russian and Eastern Neighborhood universities. These projects offer possibilities for EU citizens to apply for academic visits to partner universities in Russian, Belarusian, Moldovan, Ukrainian...

Why did the governance of the life of populations become a central concern for modern states and what have the consequences been for life? University of Lapland will enable students to answer these questions by offering the first ever master’s degree program in Global Biopolitics. A new application round will be open from Dec...


Lassi Heininen, Adjunct Professor of the University of Lapland, Finland and Chairman of the Steering Committee of Northern Research Forum, visited Northern Arctic Federal University on 12–15 November and gave lectures to NArFU’s students. Professor Heininen’s course of lectures focused on Security issues, Geopol...

A new application round will be open from December 2, 2013 to January 31, 2014 for the master's degree program in Media Education at the University of Lapland. The program aims to develop profound media literacy and competence by examining media and media culture from three perspectives: media in teaching and learning; empo...

The University of the Arctic (UArctic), in collaboration with the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation and CIRCLA (Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Learning in the Arctic) at Aalborg University held a caucus meeting of its member institutions in Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islan...




The second application round for MobilityDK is now open. The MobilityDK pilot model provides travel support for students, staff and researchers from UArctic member institutions, and it is available for Arctic-relevant mobility to and from Danish, Greenlandic and Faroese institutions. The deadline for applications is January 3...

Welcome to the Towards North – Insights in Business Opportunities of Barents Logistics and Arctic Maritime Expertise seminar in Oulu on 29 November 2013. The aim of the event to bring out current situation and future possibilities of business, logistics and maritime traffic in Barents and other northern and Arcti...

Sandra Juutilainen is one of the several applicants who received travel support from MobilityDK, UArctic's pilot model for providing financial support for teacher, researcher and student exchange. The PhD student from Thule Institute at the University of Oulu used her travel support to participate in and present her PhD proje...

The international Gargia-Tana conference was held on October 23rd-25th, 2013 hosted by UiT The Arctic University of Norway and UArctic Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development.The Gargia-Tana Conference 2013 was funded by the Norwegian Barents Secretariat, the UArctic-fund of the Norwegian Ministry of Education, the...