The INTERACT project under EU FP7 has a Transnational Access program that offers access to 20 research stations in the northernmost Europe and Russian Federation. The sites represent a variety of glacier, mountain, tundra, boreal forest, peatland and freshwater ecosystems, providing opportunities for researchers f...

Second Announcement and Call for Sessions. The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) announces the 8th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VIII) to be held at the main campus of the University of Northern British Columbia, in Prince George, British Columbia, from 22-26 May 2014.


International multidisciplinary conference takes place December 12-14, 2013 at the Université de Versailles - St. Quentin-en-Yvelines (France). Co-organized by ,the "Cultures, Environments, Arctic, Representations, Climate" Research Centre of the Observatoire de Versailles Saint-Quentin (OVSQ) and the Intern...

The application round for MobilityDK travel support is now closed. Thank you for your applications!The decisions will be made by August 30th, 2013, and accepted applicants will be informed of the decisions by the UArctic International Secretariat.




Funding is available for a PhD student to study water mobility in frozen soils, through a research project sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This project will use a combination of state-of-the-art easurement techniques to quantify relationships among key variables in soil freezing and thawing processes,...

Video from Rectors' Forum

Thu, Jul 04, 2013
NARFU, the host of the recent UArctic Rectors' Forum, present a short video report on the event (in Russian only) of a discussion on the Northern Sea Route development.

Britt Bohlin, Governor of Jämtland, Sweden, will be the new Secretary General of the Nordic Council from the beginning of the new year. She will thus become the Council's highest ranking official, working at the Secretariat in Copenhagen. Please, click here for press release.

When your choice of education evolves around cultural studies, you may easily find yourself wandering off to study people on the other side of the world. But how and why does a Dane end up moving 2,100 km northwards from Copenhagen in order to bring her otherwise Australia-focused studies closer to home? For Sally Rosendahl,...


The conference Sámi Customary Rights in Modern Landscapes – Indigenous People and Nature Conservation will be held in Luleå, Sweden, 28-29 August 2013, with an optional excursion and workshop in Jokkmokk on the 30th of August. The conference aims to explore how culturally defined values, ideologies and policies have formed, a...

The 7th UArctic Rectors' Forum hosted by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhangelsk, Russia, June 27th and 28th, 2013 has come to an end. The theme of the 2013 Rectors’ Forum was "The Northern Sea Route Logistics, Transportation and Infrastructure.” The Rectors' Forum was held in conjunction with UArctic...